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VMware Player: Update to Freetype (VMSA-2008-0014) (CVE-2008-1807)

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VMware Player: Update to Freetype (VMSA-2008-0014) (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
11/30/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

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)

  • vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_8
  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_5

References

  • vmware-player-upgrade-1_0_8
  • vmware-player-upgrade-2_0_5

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