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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0946

Multiple integer overflows in FreeType 2.3.9 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to large values in certain inputs in (1) smooth/ftsmooth.c, (2) sfnt/ttcmap.c, and (3) cff/cffload.c.
Publish Date : 2009-04-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-03-16 2009-03-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0946 unix
DSA-1784 freetype -- integer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8224 unix
DSA-1784-1 freetype -- integer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13395 unix
ELSA-2009:1061: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22787 unix
Multiple integer overflows in FreeType 2.3.9 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors re... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10149 unix
RHSA-2009:0329: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090329 unix
RHSA-2009:1061 -- freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29091 unix
RHSA-2009:1061: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091061 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-2009-0946

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freetype Freetype 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freetype Freetype 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freetype Freetype 2.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.8 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Freetype Freetype 2.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Freetype Freetype 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Freetype Freetype 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Freetype Freetype 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freetype Freetype 20

- References For CVE-2009-0946 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1058
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
CERT TA09-133A
BID 34550 FreeType Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-12-24
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1062
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1061
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0329
GENTOO GLSA-200905-05
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:010
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0946

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