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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2754

Integer signedness error in truetype/ttgload.c in Freetype 2.3.4 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TTF image with a negative n_points value, which leads to an integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-05-17 Last Update Date : 2018-10-16
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-04-28 2007-04-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2754 unix
DSA-1302-1 freetype - integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18574 unix
ELSA-2007:0403: freetype security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21823 unix
Integer signedness error in truetype/ttgload.c in Freetype 2.3.4 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arb... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11325 unix
RHSA-2007:0403: freetype security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070403 unix
RHSA-2009:0329: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090329 unix
Security Vulnerability in FreeType 2 Font Engine May Allow Privilege Escalation Due to Heap Overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5532 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2754

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freetype Freetype 1

- References For CVE-2007-2754
TRUSTIX 2007-0019
CERT TA09-133A
VUPEN ADV-2007-1894
VUPEN ADV-2007-2229
VUPEN ADV-2008-0049
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
SECTRACK 1018088
BUGTRAQ 20070613 FLEA-2007-0025-1:
BID 24074 FreeType TT_Load_Simple_Glyph() TTF File Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-01
BUGTRAQ 20070524 FLEA-2007-0020-1: freetype
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.018
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0403
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0329
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1062
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:041
MLIST [ft-devel] 20070427 Bug in fuzzed TTF file
GENTOO GLSA-200805-07
GENTOO GLSA-200707-02
GENTOO GLSA-200705-22
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
SGI 20070602-01-P CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2754

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