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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-5669: Multiple vulnerabilities in freetype < 2.4.11 allows remote code execution

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-5669: Multiple vulnerabilities in freetype < 2.4.11 allows remote code execution

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/24/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in FreeType before 2.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to BDF fonts and an incorrect calculation that triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-freetype

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