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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2661

ftutil.c in Freetype before 2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted font file that triggers a null dereference.
Publish Date : 2006-05-30 Last Update Date : 2021-04-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 476

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-03-02 2006-05-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-2661 unix
ftutil.c in Freetype before 2.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted font file tha... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11692 unix
RHSA-2006:0500: freetype security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060500 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-2006-2661

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freetype Freetype * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2
Freetype Freetype 1

- References For CVE-2006-2661
SECTRACK 1016520
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0500
SGI 20060701-01-U
BID 18329 FreeType TTF File Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-01
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:037
VUPEN ADV-2007-0381
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11692
BUGTRAQ 20060612 rPSA-2006-0100-1 freetype

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2661

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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