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CVE-2008-1808 Detail

Current Description

Multiple off-by-one errors in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file or (2) a crafted SHC instruction in a TrueType Font (TTF) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=717
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00004.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-10.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020240
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=605780
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239006-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3026
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3129
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-318.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:121
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0556.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0558.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0329.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495497/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29637 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29639 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-643-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1794
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1876/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2423
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2525
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2558
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11188
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00717.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00721.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1808
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018