CVE-2010-1797 Detail

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the cff_decoder_parse_charstrings function in the CFF Type2 CharStrings interpreter in cff/cffgload.c in FreeType before 2.4.2, as used in Apple iOS before 4.0.2 on the iPhone and iPod touch and before 3.2.2 on the iPad, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted CFF opcodes in embedded fonts in a PDF document, as demonstrated by JailbreakMe. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://freetype.sourceforge.net/index2.html#release-freetype-2.4.2
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=018f5c27813dd7eef4648fe254632ecea0c85a50
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=11d65e8a1f1f14e56148fd991965424d9bd1cdbc
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Aug/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Aug/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory 
http://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.2/NEWS/view
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4291 Vendor Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4292 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/14538 Exploit 
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002002.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42151 Exploit 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-972-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2018 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2106 Vendor Advisory 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+source/freetype/+bug/617019
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=621144
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/60856

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1797
NVD Published Date:
08/16/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/26/2019
Source:
MITRE