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CVE-2014-9672 Detail

Current Description

Array index error in the parse_fond function in base/ftmac.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted FOND resource in a Mac font file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0083.html Third Party Advisory
http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=155 Exploit
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=18a8f0d9943369449bc4de92d411c78fb08d616c Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00091.html Third Party Advisory
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134395/FreeType-2.5.3-Mac-FOND-Resource-Parsing-Out-Of-Bounds-Read-From-Stack.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3188 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72986
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2510-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2739-1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-05

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 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:10.0
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 cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:freetype:freetype
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Up to (including)
2.5.3

Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9672
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018