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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2519

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

Overview

Heap-based 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 length value in a POST fragment header in a font file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (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: CONFIRM
Name: https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30306
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=5ef20c8c1d4de12a84b50ba497c2a358c90ec44b
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:137
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0578
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2070
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024266
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48951
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100713 Multiple bugs in freetype
External Source: MLIST
Name: [freetype] 20100712 FreeType 2.4.0 has been released
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=613194
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=b2ea64bcc6c385a8e8318f9c759450a07df58b6d
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-963-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100714 Re: Multiple bugs in freetype

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