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FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations leading to memory corruption.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9767

FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid "number of axes" field in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file which triggers a free of arbitrary memory locations leading to memory corruption.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-1807
Product(s):