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CVE-2007-3506 Detail

Description

The ft_bitmap_assure_buffer function in src/base/ftbimap.c in FreeType 2.3.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors involving bitmap fonts, related to a "memory buffer overwrite bug."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/02/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/05/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of freetype as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cvs.savannah.nongnu.org/viewvc/freetype2/src/base/ftbitmap.c?root=freetype&r1=1.17&r2=1.18
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/index.php?19536
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24708
https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=499970 Patch

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3506
NVD Published Date:
07/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008