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CVE-2014-9660

Published: 8 February 2015

The _bdf_parse_glyphs function in bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not properly handle a missing ENDCHAR record, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted BDF font.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
freetype
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid
Released (2.3.11-1ubuntu2.8)
precise
Released (2.4.8-1ubuntu2.2)
trusty
Released (2.5.2-1ubuntu2.4)
upstream
Released (2.5.4)
utopic
Released (2.5.2-2ubuntu1.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=af8346172a7b573715134f7a51e6c5c60fa7f2ab