Executive Summary

Summary
TitleFreeType: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201204-04First vendor Publication2012-04-17
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2012-04-17
Severity (Vendor) NormalRevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score10Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FreeType, allowing remote attackers to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

Background

FreeType is a high-quality and portable font engine.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FreeType. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted font, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application, or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/freetype-2.4.9"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2012-1126 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1126
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-1127 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1127
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-1128 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1128
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-1129 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1129
[ 5 ] CVE-2012-1130 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1130
[ 6 ] CVE-2012-1131 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1131
[ 7 ] CVE-2012-1132 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1132
[ 8 ] CVE-2012-1133 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1133
[ 9 ] CVE-2012-1134 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1134
[ 10 ] CVE-2012-1135 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1135
[ 11 ] CVE-2012-1136 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1136
[ 12 ] CVE-2012-1137 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1137
[ 13 ] CVE-2012-1138 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1138
[ 14 ] CVE-2012-1139 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1139
[ 15 ] CVE-2012-1140 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1140
[ 16 ] CVE-2012-1141 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1141
[ 17 ] CVE-2012-1142 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1142
[ 18 ] CVE-2012-1143 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1143
[ 19 ] CVE-2012-1144 : http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1144

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-04.xml

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-04.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
CWE-189Numeric Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21461
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21461
Title: RHSA-2012:0467: freetype security update (Important)
Description: FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap write operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2012:0467-02
CESA-2012:0467
CVE-2012-1126
CVE-2012-1127
CVE-2012-1130
CVE-2012-1131
CVE-2012-1132
CVE-2012-1134
CVE-2012-1136
CVE-2012-1137
CVE-2012-1139
CVE-2012-1140
CVE-2012-1141
CVE-2012-1142
CVE-2012-1143
CVE-2012-1144
Version: 185
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
CentOS Linux 5
CentOS Linux 6
Product(s): freetype
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23768
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23768
Title: ELSA-2012:0467: freetype security update (Important)
Description: FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap write operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2012:0467-02
CVE-2012-1126
CVE-2012-1127
CVE-2012-1130
CVE-2012-1131
CVE-2012-1132
CVE-2012-1134
CVE-2012-1136
CVE-2012-1137
CVE-2012-1139
CVE-2012-1140
CVE-2012-1141
CVE-2012-1142
CVE-2012-1143
CVE-2012-1144
Version: 58
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Oracle Linux 6
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23301
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23301
Title: ELSA-2012:0467: freetype security update (Important)
Description: FreeType before 2.4.9, as used in Mozilla Firefox Mobile before 10.0.4 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid heap write operation and memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2012:0467-02
CVE-2012-1126
CVE-2012-1127
CVE-2012-1130
CVE-2012-1131
CVE-2012-1132
CVE-2012-1134
CVE-2012-1136
CVE-2012-1137
CVE-2012-1139
CVE-2012-1140
CVE-2012-1141
CVE-2012-1142
CVE-2012-1143
CVE-2012-1144
Version: 58
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Oracle Linux 6
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application46
Application17

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2013-09-18Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2428-1 (freetype - several vulnerabilities
File : nvt/deb_2428_1.nasl
2012-12-13Name : SuSE Update for freetype2 openSUSE-SU-2012:0489-1 (freetype2)
File : nvt/gb_suse_2012_0489_1.nasl
2012-09-10Name : Slackware Advisory SSA:2012-176-01 freetype
File : nvt/esoft_slk_ssa_2012_176_01.nasl
2012-08-03Name : Mandriva Update for freetype2 MDVSA-2012:057 (freetype2)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2012_057.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for freetype CESA-2012:0467 centos5
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0467_freetype_centos5.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for freetype CESA-2012:0467 centos6
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0467_freetype_centos6.nasl
2012-04-30Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 201204-04 (FreeType)
File : nvt/glsa_201204_04.nasl
2012-04-30Name : FreeBSD Ports: firefox
File : nvt/freebsd_firefox65.nasl
2012-04-30Name : FreeBSD Ports: freetype2
File : nvt/freebsd_freetype25.nasl
2012-04-11Name : RedHat Update for freetype RHSA-2012:0467-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2012_0467-01_freetype.nasl
2012-03-26Name : Ubuntu Update for freetype USN-1403-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1403_1.nasl

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-09-04Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2012-66.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0467.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20120410_freetype_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-06-21Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201204-04.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-25Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_380e8c568e3211e195804061862b8c22.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-13Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2012-057.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-12Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_freetype2-120328.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-11Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0467.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-11Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2012-0467.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-09Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_462e2d6c801711e1a571bcaec565249c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-23Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1403-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-09Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2428.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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