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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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/Security-announce/2011//Oct/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-November/069100.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-12/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-01/msg00012.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4999 Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5130
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2328
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:157
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50155
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/70552
https://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.7/README/view

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3256
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017