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USN-2148-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

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USN-2148-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/12/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/08/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libfreetype6

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