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CVE-2016-10244 Detail

Current Description

The parse_charstrings function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType 2 before 2.7 does not ensure that a font contains a glyph name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/tree/ChangeLog?h=VER-2-7 Release Notes Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3839 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97405 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038090 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038201 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/oss-fuzz/issues/detail?id=36 Exploit Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-14 Third Party Advisory
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-04-01 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:freetype:freetype2
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Up to (excluding)
2.7.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10244
NVD Published Date:
03/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2018