CVE-2014-9665

NameCVE-2014-9665
DescriptionThe Load_SBit_Png function in sfnt/pngshim.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 does not restrict the rows and pitch values of PNG data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer overflow and heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact by embedding a PNG file in a .ttf font file.
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
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
buster, 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
freetypesourcewheezy(not affected)

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=168
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=54abd22891bd51ef8b533b24df53b3019b5cee81
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=b3500af717010137046ec4076d1e1c0641e33727

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