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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1861

Multiple integer overflows in FreeType before 2.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via attack vectors related to (1) bdf/bdflib.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, (3) cff/cffgload.c, and (4) the read_lwfn function and a crafted LWFN file in base/ftmac.c. NOTE: item 4 was originally identified by CVE-2006-2493.
Publish Date : 2006-05-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2006-03-05 2006-05-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-1861 unix
Multiple integer overflows in FreeType before 2.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possib... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9124 unix
RHSA-2006:0500: freetype security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060500 unix
RHSA-2009:0329: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090329 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1861

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freetype Freetype 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.8 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freetype Freetype 10

- References For CVE-2006-1861
XF freetype-lwfn-overflow(26553)
BUGTRAQ 20060612 rPSA-2006-0100-1 freetype
BID 18034 FreeType LWFN Files Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-01
VUPEN ADV-2006-1868
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1062
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0329
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0500
GENTOO GLSA-200710-09
GENTOO GLSA-200607-02
SECTRACK 1016522
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:037
SGI 20060701-01-U
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:021
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1861

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