CVE Reference: CVE-2010-2498

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CVE-2010-2498

Description:
The psh_glyph_find_strong_points function in pshinter/pshalgo.c in FreeType before 2.4.0 does not properly implement hinting masks, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file that triggers an invalid free operation.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-963-1

ST
  1024266

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA48951

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0578.html

MLIST
  http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127909326909362&w=2
  http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=127905701201340&w=2
  http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/freetype/2010-07/msg00001.html

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:137

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2070

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
  http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=8d22746c9e5af80ff4304aef440986403a5072e2

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html


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