CVE-2010-2806 Detail

Current Description

Array index error in the t42_parse_sfnts function in type42/t42parse.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via negative size values for certain strings in FontType42 font files, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.


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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=c06da1ad34663da7b6fc39b030dc3ae185b96557
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128111955616772&w=2
http://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.2/NEWS/view Patch 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4457
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0864.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42285
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 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3045
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3046
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+source/freetype/+bug/617019
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=621980
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0736.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0737.html
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30656

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-2010-2806
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2010
NVD Last Modified:
01/12/2011
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.