CVE-2017-11575

NameCVE-2017-11575
DescriptionFontForge 20161012 is vulnerable to a buffer over-read in strnmatch (char.c) resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted otf file, related to a call from the readttfcopyrights function in parsettf.c.
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
buster, sid, stretch1:20161005~dfsg-4vulnerable
stretch (security)1:20161005~dfsg-4+deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fontforgesource(unstable)(unfixed)medium869614
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/3096
https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge/commit/4de0c58a01e5e30610c200e9aea98bc7db12c7ac

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