CVE-2008-1808

NameCVE-2008-1808
DescriptionMultiple off-by-one errors in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file or (2) a crafted SHC instruction in a TrueType Font (TTF) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1635-1, DTSA-139-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs485841

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)stretch2.6.3-3.2+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.6.3-3.2+deb9u2fixed
buster2.9.1-3+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2.9.1-3+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid2.10.2+dfsg-4fixed

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)2.3.6-1low485841

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