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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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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 NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20
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 cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:freetype:freetype
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.5.3

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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