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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1861

Original release date: 05/23/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple integer overflows in FreeType before 2.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via attack vectors related to (1) bdf/bdflib.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, (3) cff/cffgload.c, and (4) the read_lwfn function and a crafted LWFN file in base/ftmac.c. NOTE: item 4 was originally identified by CVE-2006-2493.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016522
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1062
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1868
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102705
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=128606
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9124
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5558
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=190593
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0381
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: freetype-lwfn-overflow(26553)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0500
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=416463
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0329
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1095
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-291-1
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060701-01-U
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502565
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:037
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:021
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200607-02
External Source: BID
Name: 18034
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=190593#c8
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:099
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-176.htm
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-09
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-429
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060612 rPSA-2006-0100-1 freetype
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5644

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9124
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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