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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      Last Modified:  07/02/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3506
Original release date:
07/02/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://cvs.savannah.nongnu.org/viewvc/freetype2/src/base/ftbitmap.c?root=freetype&r1=1.17&r2=1.18 External Source MISC 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 External Source MISC http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/index.php?19536
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24708 External Source BID 24708
https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=499970 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=499970

Technical Details

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