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CVE-2012-5669 Detail

Current Description

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in FreeType before 2.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to BDF fonts and an incorrect calculation that triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/24/2013
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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:N/A:P) (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): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=07bdb6e289c7954e2a533039dc93c1c136099d2d
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00056.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00068.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00078.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0216.html
http://www.freetype.org/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/25/2
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027921
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2013&m=slackware-security.520186
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1686-1
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?37906

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.8:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.8_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.1.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.4.10

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5669
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2013
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2016