CVE-2010-2806

NameCVE-2010-2806
DescriptionArray index error in the t42_parse_sfnts function in type42/t42parse.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via negative size values for certain strings in FontType42 font files, leading to 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-2105-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)jessie2.5.2-3+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)2.5.2-3+deb8u4fixed
stretch2.6.3-3.2fixed
buster2.9.1-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid2.10.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesource(unstable)2.4.2-1
freetypesourcelenny2.3.7-2+lenny3DSA-2105-1

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