CVE-2010-1797

NameCVE-2010-1797
DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in the cff_decoder_parse_charstrings function in the CFF Type2 CharStrings interpreter in cff/cffgload.c in FreeType before 2.4.2, as used in Apple iOS before 4.0.2 on the iPhone and iPod touch and before 3.2.2 on the iPad, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted CFF opcodes in embedded fonts in a PDF document, as demonstrated by JailbreakMe. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2105-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
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)2.4.2-1high
freetypesourcelenny2.3.7-2+lenny3highDSA-2105-1

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