27255 : FreeType read_lwfn() Function Integer Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-06-11

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-3467" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Integer overflow in FreeType before 2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCF file, as demonstrated by the Red Hat bad1.pcf test file, due to a partial fix of CVE-2006-1861.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.2.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

David Turner
Freetype
2.2.1

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

  • Chris Evans - scarybeastsgmail.com -
  • Josh Bressers -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-07-21 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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