Bug 625630 (CVE-2010-3053) - CVE-2010-3053 freetype: NULL pointer deref in bdf/bdflib.c
Summary: CVE-2010-3053 freetype: NULL pointer deref in bdf/bdflib.c
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2010-3053
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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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-08-20 01:00 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2021-02-24 22:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-09-27 12:17:31 UTC


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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:

http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/index.php?30135

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

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


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