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OS X update for X11 (CVE-2010-2520)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/19/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2011
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Ins_IUP function in truetype/ttinterp.c in FreeType before 2.4.0, when TrueType bytecode support is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-security-update-2010-007
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_6_5

References

  • apple-osx-security-update-2010-007
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_6_5

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