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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9659: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9659: FreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/08/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

cff/cf2intrp.c in the CFF CharString interpreter in FreeType before 2.5.4 proceeds with additional hints after the hint mask has been computed, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted OpenType font. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-2240.

Solution(s)

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

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