CVE-2014-9656

NameCVE-2014-9656
DescriptionThe tt_sbit_decoder_load_image function in sfnt/ttsbit.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not properly check for an integer overflow, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted OpenType font.
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)
ReferencesDLA-185-1, DSA-3188-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs777656

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)2.5.2-3777656
freetypesourcesqueeze2.4.2-2.1+squeeze5DLA-185-1
freetypesourcewheezy2.4.9-1.1+deb7u1DSA-3188-1

Notes

http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=196
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=f0292bb9920aa1dbfed5f53861e7c7a89b35833a

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