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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2006-1861: FreeType 1: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2006-1861: FreeType 1: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/23/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Multiple integer overflows in FreeType before 2.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via attack vectors related to (1) bdf/bdflib.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, (3) cff/cffgload.c, and (4) the read_lwfn function and a crafted LWFN file in base/ftmac.c. NOTE: item 4 was originally identified by CVE-2006-2493.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-freetype

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-freetype

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