CVE-2008-1807

NameCVE-2008-1807
DescriptionFreeType2 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1635-1, DTSA-139-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs485841

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)wheezy2.4.9-1.1+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)2.4.9-1.1+deb7u7fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.5.2-3+deb8u2fixed
stretch2.6.3-3.2fixed
buster, sid2.8.1-0.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesource(unstable)2.3.6-1medium485841
freetypesourceetch2.2.1-5+etch3highDSA-1635-1
freetypesourcelenny2.3.5-1+lenny1highDTSA-139-1

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