the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
  Take a third party risk management course for FREE
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0226

Integer signedness error in psaux/t1decode.c in FreeType before 2.4.6, as used in CoreGraphics in Apple iOS before 4.2.9 and 4.3.x before 4.3.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted Type 1 font in a PDF document, as exploited in the wild in July 2011.
Publish Date : 2011-07-19 Last Update Date : 2011-10-26
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- 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 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 CodeMemory corruption
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 2011-07-15 2011-07-08
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-0226 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1085 -- freetype security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27706 unix
DSA-2294-1 freetype -- missing input sanisiting oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15136 unix
ELSA-2011:1085: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23655 unix
RHSA-2011:1085: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21160 unix
RHSA-2011:1085: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111085 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-2011-0226

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
No vulnerable product found. If the vulnerability is created recently it may take a few days to gather vulnerable products list and other information like cvss scores. Please check again in a few days.

- References For CVE-2011-0226
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1085
MLIST [freetype-devel] 20110708 Re: details on iPhone exploit caused by FreeType?
MLIST [freetype-devel] 20110708 details on iPhone exploit caused by FreeType?
MLIST [freetype-devel] 20110711 Re: details on iPhone exploit caused by FreeType?
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-07-15-1
MLIST [freetype-devel] 20110711 Re: details on iPhone exploit caused by FreeType?
BID 48619 FreeType 'src/psaux/t1decode.c' Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2013-02-01
MLIST [freetype-devel] 20110709 Re: details on iPhone exploit caused by FreeType?
SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:0853
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0852

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0226

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

CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.