CVE-2010-2498 Detail

Current Description

The psh_glyph_find_strong_points function in pshinter/pshalgo.c in FreeType before 2.4.0 does not properly implement hinting masks, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file that triggers an invalid free operation.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=8d22746c9e5af80ff4304aef440986403a5072e2
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype/2010-07/msg00001.html Patch 
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127905701201340&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127909326909362&w=2
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024266
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2070
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:137
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0578.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-963-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613160
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30106

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2498
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2010
NVD Last Modified:
12/18/2012
Source:
MITRE