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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.

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: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=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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.1.8_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:2.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.4.10


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