Bug 2077985 (CVE-2022-27406) - CVE-2022-27406 Freetype: Segmentation violation
Summary: CVE-2022-27406 Freetype: Segmentation violation
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-27406
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: 2079279 2079280 2079281 2079181 2079182
Blocks: 2077982
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-04-22 19:03 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 segmentation fault was found in FreeType’s FT_Request_Size() function in the ftobjs.c file. This flaw allows an attacker to access a memory location in a way that could cause an application to halt or crash, leading to a denial of service.
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Description amctagga 2022-04-22 19:03:29 UTC
FreeType commit 22a0cccb4d9d002f33c1ba7a4b36812c7d4f46b5 was discovered to contain a segmentation violation via the function FT_Request_Size.


Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2022-04-27 06:57:13 UTC
Created freetype tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2079181]

Created mingw-freetype tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2079182]

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