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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1806

Original release date: 06/16/2008
Last revised: 05/14/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set of 16-bit length values within the Private dictionary table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30740
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0558
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2558
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31707
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1876
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:121
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5430
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9321
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3129
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31856
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020238
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1794
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=605780
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-10
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3026
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-09-12
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:014
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2525
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30967
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-5425
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31711
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30600
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-318.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30819
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201209-25
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080814 rPSA-2008-0255-1 freetype
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31712
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30721
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-643-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30766
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0556
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31709
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 239006
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31823
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31900
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31577
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30821
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2423
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
External Source: BID
Name: 29640
Type: Patch Information
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080610 Multiple Vendor FreeType2 PFB Integer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2466
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31479
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-09-09
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33937

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9321
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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