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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-1807: VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-1807: VMware Player, Server, Workstation: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/16/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations, leading to memory corruption.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-vmware-player
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-vmware-server
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-vmware-workstation

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-vmware-player
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-vmware-server
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-vmware-workstation

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