CVE-2016-2052

NameCVE-2016-2052
DescriptionMultiple unspecified vulnerabilities in HarfBuzz before 1.0.6, as used in Google Chrome before 48.0.2564.82, allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have other impact via crafted data, as demonstrated by a buffer over-read resulting from an inverted length check in hb-ot-font.cc, a different issue than CVE-2015-8947.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch63.0.3239.84-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)68.0.3440.75-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid68.0.3440.75-2fixed
harfbuzz (PTS)jessie0.9.35-2fixed
stretch1.4.2-1fixed
buster, sid1.8.8-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)48.0.2564.82-1medium
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
harfbuzzsource(unstable)1.2.6-1medium
harfbuzzsourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - harfbuzz <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=544270
https://github.com/behdad/harfbuzz/commit/63ef0b41dc48d6112d1918c1b1de9de8ea90adb5

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