CVE Reference: CVE-2010-2805

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CVE-2010-2805

Description:
The FT_Stream_EnterFrame function in base/ftstream.c in FreeType before 2.4.2 does not properly validate certain position values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted font file.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-972-1

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA40982
  Secunia Advisory: SA42317
  Secunia Advisory: SA40816
  Secunia Advisory: SA42314
  Secunia Advisory: SA48951

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0864.html

MLIST
  http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128111955616772&w=2

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4457
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435
  http://sourceforge.net/projects/freetype/files/freetype2/2.4.2/NEWS/view
  http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=45a3c76b547511fa9d97aca34b150a0663257375
  http://freetype.sourceforge.net/index2.html#release-freetype-2.4.2

BID
  42285

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00003.html
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html


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