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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0747

Original release date: 05/23/2006
Last revised: 10/11/2011


Integer underflow in Freetype before 2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a font file with an odd number of blue values, which causes the underflow when decrementing by 2 in a context that assumes an even number of values.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9508
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016522
External Source: BID
Name: 18326
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-176.htm
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:099
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102705
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1095
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:037
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0381
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-291-1
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=183676
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060612 rPSA-2006-0100-1 freetype
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060701-01-U
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-429
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0500

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9508
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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cpe:/a:freetype:freetype:2.1 and previous versions

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