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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9666

The tt_sbit_decoder_init function in sfnt/ttsbit.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 proceeds with a count-to-size association without restricting the count value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted embedded bitmap.
Publish Date : 2015-02-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9666

# 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
12 OS Oracle Solaris 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Oracle Solaris 11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node Eus 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 6.6.z Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 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
Oracle Solaris 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2014-9666
GENTOO GLSA-201503-05
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0627 CONFIRM
BID 72986 FreeType Versions Prior to 2.5.4 Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-11-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9666

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