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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-2240: FreeType: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-2240: FreeType: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/12/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the cf2_hintmap_build function in cff/cf2hints.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a large number of stem hints in a font file.

Solution(s)

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

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