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FreeType vulnerability

2020-10-2200:00:00
ubuntu.com
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CVSS2

4.3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

6.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

7.9

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.023

Percentile

89.9%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Packages

  • freetype - FreeType 2 is a font engine library

Details

USN-4593-1 fixed a vulnerability in FreeType. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Sergei Glazunov discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain
malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted
font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly
execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

CVSS2

4.3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

6.5

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

7.9

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.023

Percentile

89.9%