Bug 2077989 (CVE-2022-27404) - CVE-2022-27404 FreeType: Buffer Overflow
Summary: CVE-2022-27404 FreeType: Buffer Overflow
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-27404
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2079270 2079271 2079272 2079203 2079204
Blocks: 2077982
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-04-22 19:06 UTC by amctagga
Modified: 2022-05-24 14:41 UTC (History)
18 users (show)

Fixed In Version: freetype 2.12.0
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A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in Freetype’s sfnt_init_face() function in the sfobjs.c file. The vulnerability occurs when creating a face with a strange file and invalid index. This flaw allows an attacker to read and modify a small amount of memory, causing the application to crash.
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Description amctagga 2022-04-22 19:06:13 UTC
FreeType commit 1e2eb65048f75c64b68708efed6ce904c31f3b2f was discovered to contain a heap buffer overflow via the function sfnt_init_face.


Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2022-04-27 07:57:25 UTC
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2079203]

Created mingw-freetype tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2079204]

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