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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2808

Original release date: 08/19/2010
Last revised: 01/12/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Adobe Type 1 Mac Font File (aka LWFN) font.

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: CONFIRM
Name: https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?30658
External Source: BID
Name: 42285
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-972-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3045
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0864
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-11-22-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+source/freetype/+bug/617019
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2018
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=621907
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0737
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-3046
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4457
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2106
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100806 Re: CVE Request -- FreeType -- Memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts + three more
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.2/NEWS/view
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=81f3472c0ba7b8f6466e2e214fa8c1c17fade975
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://freetype.sourceforge.net/index2.html#release-freetype-2.4.2
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42314
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100806 CVE Request -- FreeType -- Memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42317
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40982
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40816
Type: Advisory

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