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Cent OS: CVE-2012-1136: CESA-2012:0467 (freetype)

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Cent OS: CVE-2012-1136: CESA-2012:0467 (freetype)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/25/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap write operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted glyph or bitmap data in a BDF font that lacks an ENCODING field.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-freetype
  • centos-upgrade-freetype-demos
  • centos-upgrade-freetype-devel

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