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CVE-2011-3256 Detail

Current Description

FreeType 2 before 2.4.7, as used in CoreGraphics in Apple iOS before 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted font, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0226.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/14/2011      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3256
Original release date:
10/14/2011
Last revised:
08/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2011//Oct/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Feb/msg00000.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-02-01-1
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-November/069100.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-14749
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-12/msg00008.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:1307
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00003.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0015
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00012.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0047
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4999 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4999
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2328 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2328
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:157 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:157
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50155 External Source BID 50155
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/70552 External Source XF appleios-freetype-code-exec(70552)
https://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.7/README/view External Source CONFIRM https://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.7/README/view

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1:-:ipodtouch:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.2:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.3:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2:-:ipodtouch:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.1:-:ipad:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0:-:ipodtouch:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.1:-:iphone:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.1:-:ipodtouch:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.5:-:ipad:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.5:-:ipodtouch:*:*:*:*:*

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