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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-9674: freetype multiple integer overflows Mac_Read_POST_Resource() leading to heap-based buffer overflows

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-9674: freetype multiple integer overflows Mac_Read_POST_Resource() leading to heap-based buffer overflows

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 proceeds with adding to length values without validating the original values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Mac font.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-freetype

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