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Bug 617342 - (CVE-2010-2541) CVE-2010-2541 Freetype ftmulti buffer overflow
CVE-2010-2541 Freetype ftmulti buffer overflow
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 613299 614010 614012 614014 617347 617348 617349 617350 617351 617352
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Reported: 2010-07-22 15:32 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-07-29 08:46 EDT (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-07-29 08:46:27 EDT
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Current proposed patch (743 bytes, patch)
2010-07-22 15:35 EDT, Josh Bressers
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0577 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: freetype security update 2010-07-30 11:42:52 EDT
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0578 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: freetype security update 2010-07-30 12:09:53 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2010-07-22 15:32:45 EDT
While fixing CVE-2010-2527 Marek Kašík discovered an additional buffer
overflow in the ftmulti demo program.

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-2010-2541
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2010-07-22 15:35:32 EDT
Created attachment 433794 [details]
Current proposed patch

Please note, upstream has not yet taken this patch. They added a broken patch to their upstream git repository:

Do not use that upstream patch, it doesn't fix anything.
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2010-07-22 15:45:33 EDT
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 613299]
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-30 11:43:11 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 7 errata-xmlrpc 2010-07-30 12:10:23 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

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