CVE-2014-9660

NameCVE-2014-9660
DescriptionThe _bdf_parse_glyphs function in bdf/bdflib.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not properly handle a missing ENDCHAR record, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted BDF font.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-185-1, DSA-3188-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs777656

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)2.5.2-3high777656
freetypesourcesqueeze2.4.2-2.1+squeeze5highDLA-185-1
freetypesourcewheezy2.4.9-1.1+deb7u1highDSA-3188-1

Notes

http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=188
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=af8346172a7b573715134f7a51e6c5c60fa7f2ab

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