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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1807

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.
Publish Date : 2008-06-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-06-10 2008-06-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1807 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081807 unix
DSA-1635 freetype -- multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7383 unix
DSA-1635-1 freetype - multiple vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19448 unix
ELSA-2008:0556: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22715 unix
FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9767 unix
RHSA-2008:0556: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080556 unix
USN-643-1 -- freetype vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17811 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-2008-1807

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freetype Freetype 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freetype Freetype 4

- References For CVE-2008-1807

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00717.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-5425
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-June/msg00721.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-5430
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2558
VUPEN ADV-2008-2558
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2608 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2466
VUPEN ADV-2008-2466
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2525
VUPEN ADV-2008-2525
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2423
VUPEN ADV-2008-2423
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1876/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1876
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1794
VUPEN ADV-2008-1794
http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495497/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080814 rPSA-2008-0255-1 freetype
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495869/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0014.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-643-1
UBUNTU USN-643-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29641
BID 29641 FreeType2 Printer Font Binary Remote Code Exeuction Vulnerability Release Date:2012-10-01
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0558.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0558
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:121
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:121
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0556.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0556
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3026 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3129 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-318.htm CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239006-1
SUNALERT 239006
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0255 CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=3157&release_id=605780
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020239
SECTRACK 1020239
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-25.xml
GENTOO GLSA-201209-25
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=716
IDEFENSE 20080610 Multiple Vendor FreeType2 PFB Memory Corruption Vulnerability
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:014
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200806-10.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200806-10
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-August/064118.html
FULLDISC 20080830 VMSA-2008-0014 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Server, VMware ESX address information disclosure, privilege escalation and other security issues.
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-09-09
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-09-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1807

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


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