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CVE-2014-2241 Detail

Current Description

The (1) cf2_initLocalRegionBuffer and (2) cf2_initGlobalRegionBuffer functions in cff/cf2ft.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 do not properly check if a subroutine exists, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure), as demonstrated by a crafted ttf file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=135c3faebb96f8f550bd4f318716f2e1e095a969 Exploit Patch
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?41697
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/12/4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2148-1

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.5.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2241
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
04/01/2014