ID CVE-2008-1807
Summary FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations, leading to memory corruption.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 11-10-2018 - 20:36)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:22:00.010-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations, leading to memory corruption.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9767
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations, leading to memory corruption.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0556
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0558
rpms
  • freetype-0:2.1.4-10.el3
  • freetype-devel-0:2.1.4-10.el3
  • freetype-0:2.1.9-8.el4.6
  • freetype-demos-0:2.1.9-8.el4.6
  • freetype-devel-0:2.1.9-8.el4.6
  • freetype-utils-0:2.1.9-8.el4.6
  • freetype-0:2.2.1-20.el5_2
  • freetype-demos-0:2.2.1-20.el5_2
  • freetype-devel-0:2.2.1-20.el5_2
refmap via4
apple
  • APPLE-SA-2008-09-09
  • APPLE-SA-2008-09-12
  • APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
bid 29641
bugtraq
  • 20080814 rPSA-2008-0255-1 freetype
  • 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
confirm
fedora
  • FEDORA-2008-5425
  • FEDORA-2008-5430
fulldisc 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
gentoo
  • GLSA-200806-10
  • GLSA-201209-25
idefense 20080610 Multiple Vendor FreeType2 PFB Memory Corruption Vulnerability
mandriva MDVSA-2008:121
misc http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=605780
sectrack 1020239
secunia
  • 30600
  • 30721
  • 30740
  • 30766
  • 30819
  • 30821
  • 30967
  • 31479
  • 31577
  • 31707
  • 31709
  • 31711
  • 31712
  • 31823
  • 31856
  • 31900
  • 33937
sunalert 239006
suse SUSE-SR:2008:014
ubuntu USN-643-1
vupen
  • ADV-2008-1794
  • ADV-2008-1876
  • ADV-2008-2423
  • ADV-2008-2466
  • ADV-2008-2525
  • ADV-2008-2558
Last major update 11-10-2018 - 20:36
Published 16-06-2008 - 19:41
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