CVE-2017-11572

NameCVE-2017-11572
DescriptionFontForge 20161012 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in readcfftopdicts (parsettf.c) resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted otf 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-1065-1, DSA-3958-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs869614

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
fontforge (PTS)wheezy0.0.20120101+git-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.0.20120101+git-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie20120731.b-5vulnerable
jessie (security)20120731.b-5+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:20170731~dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fontforgesource(unstable)1:20170731~dfsg-1medium869614
fontforgesourcejessie20120731.b-5+deb8u1mediumDSA-3958-1
fontforgesourcestretch1:20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1mediumDSA-3958-1
fontforgesourcewheezy0.0.20120101+git-2+deb7u1mediumDLA-1065-1

Notes

https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge/issues/3092

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