CVE-2012-5670 Detail

Current Description

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in FreeType before 2.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) via vectors related to BDF fonts and an ENCODING field with a negative value.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=7f2e4f4f553f6836be7683f66226afac3fa979b8
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00056.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00078.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/?37907

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5670
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2013
NVD Last Modified:
12/06/2016
Source:
MITRE