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CVE-2014-9674 Detail

Description

The Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 proceeds with adding to length values without validating the original values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Mac font.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/08/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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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=153 Exploit
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=240c94a185cd8dae7d03059abec8a5662c35ecd3 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=cd4a5a26e591d01494567df9dec7f72d59551f6e Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150148.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150162.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00091.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0696.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3461
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)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 3
OR
cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
OR
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node_eus:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.6.z:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 5
OR
cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 6
OR
cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.5.3

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9674
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018