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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3256

FreeType 2 before 2.4.7, as used in CoreGraphics in Apple iOS before 5, Mandriva Enterprise Server 5, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted font, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-0226.
Publish Date : 2011-10-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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

- 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 2010-10-14 2011-10-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-3256 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:1402: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23196 unix
DSA-2328-1 freetype -- missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15179 unix
ELSA-2011:1402: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23365 unix
RHSA-2011:1402: freetype security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21950 unix
RHSA-2011:1402: freetype security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111402 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-2011-3256

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.0 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.1 - Ipodtouch Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.1 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.1.2 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.1.3 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.2 - Ipodtouch Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.2 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.2.1 - Ipad Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Iphone Os 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0 - Ipodtouch Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0.1 - Ipodtouch Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0.1 - Iphone Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.5 - Ipodtouch Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.5 - Ipad Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Apple Iphone Os 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Iphone Os 29

- References For CVE-2011-3256 CONFIRM
XF appleios-freetype-code-exec(70552)
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0047
BID 50155 FreeType Font Document Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-05-27 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0015
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-1
SUSE SUSE-SU-2011:1307
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-14749
APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-02-01-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3256

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

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