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CVE Reference: CVE-2012-5668

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CVE-2012-5668

Description:
FreeType before 2.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via vectors related to BDF fonts and the improper handling of an "allocation error" in the bdf_free_font function.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1686-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00056.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00068.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00078.html

ST
  1027921

SLACKWARE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00068.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA51826
  Secunia Advisory: SA51900

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/25/2

CONFIRM
  http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=9b6b5754b57c12b820e01305eb69b8863a161e5a
  http://www.freetype.org/


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