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CVE-2014-9661

Published: 8 February 2015

type42/t42parse.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not consider that scanning can be incomplete without triggering an error, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Type42 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=3788187e0c396952cd7d905c6c61f3ff8e84b2b4
upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=42fcd6693ec7bd6ffc65ddc63e74287a65dda669