Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned CVE-2014-9660 to the following issue:
The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not
properly handle a missing ENDCHAR record, which allows remote attackers to cause
a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified
other impact via a crafted BDF font.
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1191099]
freetype-2.5.3-15.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Upstream bug is:
Issue was fixed upstream in 2.5.4.
A NULL pointer dereference issue, which can cause application using freetype to crash if specially-crafted BDF font is loaded.
freetype-2.5.0-9.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2015:0696 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0696.html