Bug 625630 (CVE-2010-3053)

Summary: CVE-2010-3053 freetype: NULL pointer deref in bdf/bdflib.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Vincent Danen <vdanen>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Vincent Danen 2010-08-20 01:00:12 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-3053 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2010-3053
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3053
Assigned: 20100819
Reference: CONFIRM: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+source/freetype/+bug/617019

bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted BDF font file,
related to an attempted modification of a value in a static string.

The upstream bug is here:


Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2010-09-27 12:17:31 UTC

Red Hat security response team does not consider a crash of a client application linked against freetype to be a security issue.