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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2241

The (1) cf2_initLocalRegionBuffer and (2) cf2_initGlobalRegionBuffer functions in cff/cf2ft.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 do not properly check if a subroutine exists, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure), as demonstrated by a crafted ttf file.
Publish Date : 2014-03-18 Last Update Date : 2014-04-01
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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 Service

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2241

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 13.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Freetype Freetype 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Freetype Freetype 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Freetype Freetype 2.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Freetype Freetype 3

- References For CVE-2014-2241
MLIST [oss-security] 20140312 Re: Two stack-based issues in freetype [NOT a request]

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2241

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