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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1635-1, DTSA-139-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs485841
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.4.2-2.1+squeeze4fixed
squeeze (lts)2.4.2-2.1+squeeze5fixed
wheezy2.4.9-1.1fixed
wheezy (security)2.4.9-1.1+deb7u1fixed
jessie2.5.2-3fixed
stretch, sid2.5.2-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesource(unstable)2.3.6-1low485841
freetypesourceetch2.2.1-5+etch3highDSA-1635-1
freetypesourcelenny2.3.5-1+lenny1highDTSA-139-1

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