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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9662

cff/cf2ft.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not validate the return values of point-allocation functions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted OTF font.
Publish Date : 2015-02-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 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) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9662

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Freetype Freetype 2.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Freetype Freetype 1
Opensuse Opensuse 2

- References For CVE-2014-9662

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2510-1
UBUNTU USN-2510-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2739-1
UBUNTU USN-2739-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00091.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0627
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=5f201ab5c24cb69bc96b724fd66e739928d6c5e2 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150148.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-2237
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-February/150162.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-2216
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-05
GENTOO GLSA-201503-05
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72986
BID 72986 FreeType Versions Prior to 2.5.4 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-11-18
http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=185
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0083.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9662

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


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