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, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2070-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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
buster2.8-0.2fixed
sid2.8.1-0.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesource(unstable)2.4.0-1medium
freetypesourcelenny2.3.7-2+lenny2mediumDSA-2070-1

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