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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1808

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-1808

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

Multiple off-by-one errors in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file or (2) a crafted SHC instruction in a TrueType Font (TTF) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

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

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