Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1807

Back to Search

SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1807

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/16/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

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)

  • suse-upgrade-freetype2
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-devel-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-x86
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

References

  • suse-upgrade-freetype2
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-devel-64bit
  • suse-upgrade-freetype2-x86
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;