CVE-2014-9674 Detail

Current 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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

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