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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2499

Original release date: 08/19/2010
Last revised: 12/18/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.4.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted LaserWriter PS font file with an embedded PFB fragment.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0578
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024266
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=c69891a1345640096fbf396e8dd567fe879ce233
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48951
External Source: MLIST
Name: [freetype] 20100712 FreeType 2.4.0 has been released
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-963-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:137
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100714 Re: Multiple bugs in freetype
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2070
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=f29f741efbba0a5ce2f16464f648fb8d026ed4c8
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30248
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30249
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100713 Multiple bugs in freetype
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613162
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1

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