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CVE-2018-6942

Published: 13 February 2018

An issue was discovered in FreeType 2 through 2.9. A NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function within ttinterp.c could lead to DoS via a crafted font file.

Notes

AuthorNote
leosilva
for precise/esm, trusty and xenial code affected is not present.
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
freetype
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (2.8-0.2ubuntu2.1)
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

Patches:
upstream: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=29c759284e305ec428703c9a5831d0b1fc3497ef