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CVE-2010-3855

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Overview

Buffer overflow in the ft_var_readpackedpoints function in truetype/ttgxvar.c in FreeType 2.4.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType GX font.

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201201-09
Posted Jan 24, 2012
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201201-9 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing remote attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service. Versions less than 2.4.8 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2010-1797, CVE-2010-2497, CVE-2010-2498, CVE-2010-2499, CVE-2010-2500, CVE-2010-2519, CVE-2010-2520, CVE-2010-2527, CVE-2010-2541, CVE-2010-2805, CVE-2010-2806, CVE-2010-2807, CVE-2010-2808, CVE-2010-3053, CVE-2010-3054, CVE-2010-3311, CVE-2010-3814, CVE-2010-3855, CVE-2011-0226, CVE-2011-3256, CVE-2011-3439
MD5 | 23128961bf7b84b4a162a0b9bf210286
Apple Security Advisory 2011-07-15-2
Posted Jul 18, 2011
Authored by Apple | Site apple.com

Apple Security Advisory 2011-07-15-2 - A buffer overflow exists in FreeType's handling of TrueType font files. Viewing a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. A signedness issue exists in FreeType's handling of Type 1 fonts. Viewing a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. An invalid type conversion issue exists in the use of IOMobileFrameBuffer queueing primitives, which may allow malicious code running as the user to gain system privileges.

tags | advisory, overflow, arbitrary, code execution
systems | apple
advisories | CVE-2010-3855, CVE-2011-0226, CVE-2011-0227
MD5 | 42d56cb40753ed7e72f769f0e2b3ffb0
Apple Security Advisory 2011-07-15-1
Posted Jul 18, 2011
Authored by Apple | Site apple.com

Apple Security Advisory 2011-07-15-1 - A buffer overflow exists in FreeType's handling of TrueType fonts. Viewing a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. An invalid type conversion issue exists in the use of IOMobileFrameBuffer queueing primitives, which may allow malicious code running as the user to gain system privileges.

tags | advisory, overflow, arbitrary, code execution
systems | apple
advisories | CVE-2010-3855, CVE-2011-0227
MD5 | 63bc12bff5d0cf378c03954b15108706
Debian Security Advisory 2155-1
Posted Feb 1, 2011
Authored by Debian | Site debian.org

Debian Linux Security Advisory 2155-1 - Two buffer overflows were found in the Freetype font library, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, overflow, arbitrary
systems | linux, debian
advisories | CVE-2010-3814, CVE-2010-3855
MD5 | 12a06c62737b302f2378eabc7b243516
Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2010-236
Posted Nov 16, 2010
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2010-236 - Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in freetype2. An error within the "Ins_SHZ()" function in src/truetype/ttinterp.c when handling the "SHZ" bytecode instruction can be exploited to cause a crash and potentially execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted font. An error exists in the "ft_var_readpackedpoints()" function in src/truetype/ttgxvar.c when processing TrueType GX fonts and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted font.

tags | advisory, overflow, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2010-3814, CVE-2010-3855
MD5 | 24bacedea27646110987e18fb1d98f4e
Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2010-235
Posted Nov 16, 2010
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2010-235 - An error exists in the "ft_var_readpackedpoints()" function in src/truetype/ttgxvar.c when processing TrueType GX fonts and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted font. The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

tags | advisory, overflow
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2010-3855
MD5 | 687cc129c7f597fde82f66214ccdacbd
Ubuntu Security Notice 1013-1
Posted Nov 5, 2010
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1013-1 - Marc Schoenefeld discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04 LTS, 9.10 and 10.04 LTS. Chris Evans discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted TrueType file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, 9.10, 10.04 LTS and 10.10. It was discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed TrueType font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted TrueType file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2010-3311, CVE-2010-3814, CVE-2010-3855
MD5 | 7a8a4fd1fa4944541615f0ecde682f1f
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