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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3467

Original release date: 07/21/2006
Last revised: 10/12/2011


Integer overflow in FreeType before 2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PCF file, as demonstrated by the Red Hat bad1.pcf test file, due to a partial fix of CVE-2006-1861.


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:021
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-176.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-202-200610-patch.html
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-324-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1178
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0006 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.3 Upgrade Patch 4
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=190593
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4522
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0008 - VMware ESX Server 2.0.2 Upgrade Patch 2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-284.htm
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0635
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:129
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-04
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0381
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-186.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-213-200610-patch.html
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10673
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0634
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102705
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:045
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016522
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:148
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0005 - VMware ESX Server 2.5.4 Upgrade Patch 1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4502
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-341-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/download/esx/esx-254-200610-patch.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061113 VMSA-2006-0007 - VMware ESX Server 2.1.3 Upgrade Patch 2
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1193
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0500
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0052
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060701-01-U
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060825 rPSA-2006-0157-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10673
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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

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