CVE-2010-2499 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.4.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted LaserWriter PS font file with an embedded PFB fragment.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=c69891a1345640096fbf396e8dd567fe879ce233 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=f29f741efbba0a5ce2f16464f648fb8d026ed4c8 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype/2010-07/msg00001.html Mailing List  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127905701201340&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127909326909362&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024266 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435 Broken Link 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2070 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:137 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0578.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-963-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613162 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30248 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30249 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2499
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2010
NVD Last Modified:
04/06/2021
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.