CVE-2014-9665 Detail

Current Description

The Load_SBit_Png function in sfnt/pngshim.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not restrict the rows and pitch values of PNG data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact by embedding a PNG file in a .ttf font file.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=168 Exploit 
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=54abd22891bd51ef8b533b24df53b3019b5cee81
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=b3500af717010137046ec4076d1e1c0641e33727
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150148.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150162.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00091.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72986
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2510-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2739-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-05

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-2014-9665
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE