CVE-2017-8420

NameCVE-2017-8420
DescriptionSWFTools 2013-04-09-1007 on Windows has a "Data from Faulting Address controls Branch Selection starting at image00000000_00400000+0x0000000000003e71" issue. This issue can be triggered by a malformed TTF file that is mishandled by font2swf. Attackers could exploit this issue for DoS (Access Violation).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, 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
swftools (PTS)wheezy0.9.2+ds1-3undetermined
wheezy (security)0.9.2+ds1-3+deb7u1undetermined
jessie0.9.2+git20130725-2undetermined
buster, sid, stretch0.9.2+git20130725-4.1undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
swftoolssource(unstable)undeterminedmedium

Notes

No actionable information, just a crash report against a four year old release

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