CVE-2010-2498

NameCVE-2010-2498
DescriptionThe psh_glyph_find_strong_points function in pshinter/pshalgo.c in FreeType before 2.4.0 does not properly implement hinting masks, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file that triggers an invalid free operation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2070-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)buster2.9.1-3+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)2.9.1-3+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2.10.4+dfsg-1+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2.12.1+dfsg-5fixed
sid, trixie2.13.2+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesourcelenny2.3.7-2+lenny2DSA-2070-1
freetypesource(unstable)2.4.0-1

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