[OpenPKG-SA-2007.018] OpenPKG Security Advisory (freetype)

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Publisher Name: OpenPKG GmbH
Publisher Home: http://openpkg.com/

Advisory Id (public): OpenPKG-SA-2007.018
Advisory Type: OpenPKG Security Advisory (SA)
Advisory Directory: http://openpkg.com/go/OpenPKG-SA
Advisory Document: http://openpkg.com/go/OpenPKG-SA-2007.018
Advisory Published: 2007-05-24 10:32 UTC

Issue Id (internal): OpenPKG-SI-20070524.01
Issue First Created: 2007-05-24
Issue Last Modified: 2007-05-24
Issue Revision: 04

Subject Name: freetype
Subject Summary: TrueType Font (TTF) Rendering Library
Subject Home: http://freetype.sourceforge.net/
Subject Versions: * >= 2.3.4

Vulnerability Id: CVE-2007-2754
Vulnerability Scope: global (not OpenPKG specific)

Attack Feasibility: run-time
Attack Vector: remote network
Attack Impact: arbitrary code execution

A vulnerability caused by an integer signedness error was found
[0] by Victor Stinner in the font rendering library Freetype [1],
versions up to and including 2.3.4. The vulnerability might allow
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted
TrueType Font (TTF) file with a negative "n_points" value, which
leads to an integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow [2].

[0] http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/freetype-devel/2007-04/msg00041.html
[1] http://freetype.sourceforge.net/
[2] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2754



Primary Package Name: freetype
Primary Package Home: http://openpkg.org/go/package/freetype

Corrected Distribution: Corrected Branch: Corrected Package:
OpenPKG Enterprise E1.0-SOLID freetype-2.2.1-E1.0.1
OpenPKG Community CURRENT freetype-2.3.4-20070524

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