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CVE-2014-9745 Detail

Current Description

The parse_encoding function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a "broken number-with-base" in a Postscript stream, as demonstrated by 8#garbage.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=df14e6c0b9592cbb24d5381dfc6106b14f915e75
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-10/msg00017.html
http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/index.php?41590
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3370
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76727
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033536
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2739-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/freetype/+bug/1492124
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=459050

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freetype:freetype:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.5.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9745
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018