DescriptionFreeType 2 before 2017-03-07 has an out-of-bounds write related to the TT_Get_MM_Var function in truetype/ttgxvar.c and the sfnt_init_face function in sfnt/sfobjs.c.
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

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
bookworm, sid2.11.0+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freetypesource(unstable)(not affected)


- freetype <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.6.4)
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