Bug 1544771 (CVE-2018-6942)

Summary: CVE-2018-6942 freetype: NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: ajax, alexl, fonts-bugs, john.j5live, kevin, mclasen, mkasik, rhughes, rstrode, sandmann
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Bug Depends On: 1544775, 1544776    
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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-02-13 13:36:41 UTC
An issue was discovered in FreeType 2 through 2.9. A NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function within ttinterp.c could lead to DoS via a crafted font file.

Upstream patch:

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=29c759284e305ec428703c9a5831d0b1fc3497ef

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-02-13 13:39:10 UTC
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1544776]