CVE-2008-1806

Properties

Published:
15.06.2008
Updated:
21.08.2010
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Product:
freetype: freetype
freetype: freetype
freetype: freetype
freetype: freetype

Vulnerability description

Integer overflow in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set of 16-bit length values within the Private dictionary table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

References:

BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29640
FEDORA: https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00721.html
FEDORA: https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00717.html
CONFIRM: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
CONFIRM: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
UBUNTU: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-643-1
BUGTRAQ: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495497/100/0/threaded
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0558.html
REDHAT: http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0556.html
MANDRIVA: http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:121
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2558
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2525
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2423
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1876/references
VUPEN: http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1794
CONFIRM: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255
CONFIRM: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-318.htm
CONFIRM: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
CONFIRM: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3129
CONFIRM: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3026
SUNALERT: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239006-1
MISC: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=605780
SECTRACK: http://securitytracker.com/id?1020238
GENTOO: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-10.xml
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/33937
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31900
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31856
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31823
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31712
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31711
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31709
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31707
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31577
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/31479
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30967
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30821
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30819
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30766
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30740
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30721
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/30600
OVAL: http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9321
SUSE: http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html
FULLDISC: http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00004.html
APPLE: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00003.html
IDEFENSE: http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=715