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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2661

Original release date: 05/30/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


ftutil.c in Freetype before 2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted font file that triggers a null dereference.


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


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: FreeType, FreeType, 2.2

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:037
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:099
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0500
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060612 rPSA-2006-0100-1 freetype
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-291-1
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016520
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=183676
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 18329
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0381
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-176.htm
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102705
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060701-01-U
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11692
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1095
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-429

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11692
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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