CVE-2017-7857

Published: 14 April 2017

FreeType 2 before 2017-03-08 has an out-of-bounds write caused by a heap-based buffer overflow related to the TT_Get_MM_Var function in truetype/ttgxvar.c and the sfnt_init_face function in sfnt/sfobjs.c.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
freetype
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable

Notes

AuthorNote
ratliff
Debian: freetype: <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.6.4
Debian: introduced after http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=813aca51d28704f7ffc470721167738fa8decb3d (dated 2016-02-14)

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