CVE-2008-1806

NameCVE-2008-1806
DescriptionInteger overflow in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set of 16-bit length values within the Private dictionary table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1635-1, DTSA-139-1
Debian Bugs485841

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)bullseye2.10.4+dfsg-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2.12.1+dfsg-5+deb12u3fixed
sid, trixie2.13.2+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesourceetch2.2.1-5+etch3DSA-1635-1
freetypesourcelenny2.3.5-1+lenny1DTSA-139-1
freetypesource(unstable)2.3.6-1medium485841

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