CVE-2016-10244

Published: 06 March 2017

The parse_charstrings function in type1/t1load.c in FreeType 2 before 2.7 does not ensure that a font contains a glyph name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
freetype
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.7)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.5.2-1ubuntu2.6)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=a660e3de422731b94d4a134d27555430cbb6fb39