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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0020

Original release date: 01/24/2011
Last revised: 02/11/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the pango_ft2_font_render_box_glyph function in pango/pangoft2-render.c in libpango in Pango 1.28.3 and earlier, when the FreeType2 backend is enabled, allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file, related to the glyph box for an FT_Bitmap object.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=639882
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110118 CVE request: heap corruption in libpango
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0180
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024994
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42934
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=671122
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pango1.0/+bug/696616
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43100
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110120 Re: CVE request: heap corruption in libpango
External Source: BID
Name: 45842
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0186
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0238
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2011:005
External Source: XF
Name: pango-pango-bo(64832)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 70596

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