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CVE-2016-10244

Published: 6 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
precise
Released (2.4.8-1ubuntu2.4)
trusty
Released (2.5.2-1ubuntu2.6)
upstream
Released (2.7)
xenial
Released (2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.1)
yakkety
Released (2.6.3-3ubuntu1.1)
zesty
Released (2.6.3-3ubuntu2)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=a660e3de422731b94d4a134d27555430cbb6fb39