CVE-2014-9662

NameCVE-2014-9662
Descriptioncff/cf2ft.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not validate the return values of point-allocation functions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted OTF 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)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs777656

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freetype (PTS)stretch2.6.3-3.2+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.6.3-3.2+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)2.9.1-3+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2.10.4+dfsg-1fixed
bookworm, sid2.11.0+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesourcesqueeze(not affected)
freetypesourcewheezy(not affected)
freetypesource(unstable)2.5.2-3777656

Notes

[wheezy] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=185
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=5f201ab5c24cb69bc96b724fd66e739928d6c5e2

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