FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap read operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted header in a BDF font.
Publish Date : 2012-04-25 Last Update Date : 2012-12-28
(There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
(There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
(There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
(The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
(Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
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