CVE-2014-9745

Published: 14 September 2015

The parse_encoding function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType before 2.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a "broken number-with-base" in a Postscript stream, as demonstrated by 8#garbage.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
freetype
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.5.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.5.2-1ubuntu2.5)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=df14e6c0b9592cbb24d5381dfc6106b14f915e75