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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2808

Buffer overflow in the Mac_Read_POST_Resource function in base/ftobjs.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Adobe Type 1 Mac Font File (aka LWFN) font.
Publish Date : 2010-08-19 Last Update Date : 2011-01-12
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- 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 2010-08-06 2010-08-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2808 unix
DSA-2105-1 freetype -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12761 unix
ELSA-2010:0737: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23017 unix
ELSA-2010:0864: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23494 unix
RHSA-2010:0737: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22379 unix
RHSA-2010:0737: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100737 unix
RHSA-2010:0864: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22238 unix
RHSA-2010:0864: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100864 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-2010-2808

# 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 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Freetype Freetype 2.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Freetype Freetype 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Freetype Freetype 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freetype Freetype 31

- References For CVE-2010-2808
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0737
VUPEN ADV-2010-3046
VUPEN ADV-2010-3045
VUPEN ADV-2010-2106
VUPEN ADV-2010-2018
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-22-1
MLIST [oss-security] 20100806 Re: CVE Request -- FreeType -- Memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts + three more CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20100806 CVE Request -- FreeType -- Memory corruption flaw by processing certain LWFN fonts CONFIRM
BID 42285 FreeType Stack Buffer Overflow and Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-04-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2808

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