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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.8_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.4.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2806
NVD Published Date:
08/19/2010
NVD Last Modified:
01/12/2011