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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2754

Original release date: 05/17/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


Integer signedness error in truetype/ttgload.c in Freetype 2.3.4 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TTF image with a negative n_points value, which leads to an integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-330.htm
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0049
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2229
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018088
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502565
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0019
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102967
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1894
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200707-02
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5558
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1062
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070613 FLEA-2007-0025-1: openoffice.org
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:121
External Source: SGI
Name: 20070602-01-P
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1334
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=240200
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0403
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070524 FLEA-2007-0020-1: freetype
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103171
External Source: BID
Name: 24074
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200705-22
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1302
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1390
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.savannah.nongnu.org/viewvc/freetype2/src/truetype/ttgload.c?root=freetype&r1=1.177&r2=1.178
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2007.018
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-5644
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-466-1
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200033
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:041
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-07
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0329
External Source: MLIST
Name: [ft-devel] 20070427 Bug in fuzzed TTF file
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5532
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11325

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11325
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5532
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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cpe:/a:freetype:freetype:2.3.4 and previous versions

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