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USN-972-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

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USN-972-1: FreeType vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/16/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the cff_decoder_parse_charstrings function in the CFF Type2 CharStrings interpreter in cff/cffgload.c in FreeType before 2.4.2, as used in Apple iOS before 4.0.2 on the iPhone and iPod touch and before 3.2.2 on the iPad, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted CFF opcodes in embedded fonts in a PDF document, as demonstrated by JailbreakMe. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libfreetype6

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libfreetype6

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