CVE Details

Release Date:2010-08-19


Array index error in the t42_parse_sfnts function in type42/t42parse.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via negative size values for certain strings in FontType42 font files, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

See more information about CVE-2010-2806 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.8 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (freetype)ELSA-2010-07372010-10-04
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (freetype)ELSA-2010-08892010-11-16
Oracle Linux version 5 (freetype)ELSA-2010-07372010-10-04
Oracle Linux version 5 (freetype)ELSA-2010-08892010-11-16
Oracle Linux version 6 (freetype)ELSA-2010-08892010-11-16

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