Bug 614557 (CVE-2010-2527)

Summary: CVE-2010-2527 Freetype demos multiple buffer overflows
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: behdad, fonts-bugs, jlieskov, kevin, mjc, mkasik, tpelka, vkrizan
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Whiteboard: public=20100609,reported=20100702,source=vendor-sec,impact=low,cvss2=3.7/AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P,rhel-3/freetype=affected,rhel-4/freetype=affected,rhel-5/freetype=affected,rhel-6/freetype=notaffected,fedora-all/freetype=affected
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Bug Depends On: 613298, 613299, 614010, 614011, 614012, 614013, 614014, 806290    
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Description Josh Bressers 2010-07-14 14:39:58 EDT
Robert Swiecki reported multiple buffer overflows in the freetype demo
applications.  The demo application could crash or, possibly, lead to the
execution of arbitrary code if an attacker were able to get a victim to
load a malicious font file.

This is CVE-2010-2527

The fix is here:


Red Hat would like to thank Robert Święcki of the Google Security Team for the
discovery of these issues.
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2010-07-14 14:44:04 EDT
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 613299]
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2010-07-15 16:43:24 EDT
Upstream has released 2.4.0 to correct this issue:

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-30 11:43:09 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Via RHSA-2010:0577 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0577.html
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-30 12:10:21 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0578 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0578.html