Bug 1191091 (CVE-2014-9668) - CVE-2014-9668 freetype: integer overflow in woff_open_font() leading to heap-based buffer overflow
Summary: CVE-2014-9668 freetype: integer overflow in woff_open_font() leading to heap-...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2014-9668
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1191099
Blocks: 1191102
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-02-10 12:52 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:39 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: freetype 2.5.4
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-02-23 12:13:38 UTC


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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-10 12:52:04 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned CVE-2014-9668 to the following issue:

The woff_open_font function in sfnt/sfobjs.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 proceeds
with offset+length calculations without restricting length values, which allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based
buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Web
Open Font Format (WOFF) file.

http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=164
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=f46add13895337ece929b18bb8f036431b3fb538

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-10 12:57:30 UTC
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1191099]

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2015-02-19 18:01:22 UTC
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.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-02-20 08:30:59 UTC
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.

Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2015-02-23 12:13:38 UTC
Upstream bug is:
https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?43589

Issue was fixed upstream in 2.5.4.

Affected code does not exist in the freetype packages shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and earlier.  It was added as part of WOFF format support, introduced upstream in version 2.5.1 via the following commit:

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=d689d1cf

Statement:

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of freetype as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7.


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