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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   X Vendors:   Sun
(Sun Issues Fix for Sun X11) FreeType Integer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017243
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017243
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0747, CVE-2006-1861, CVE-2006-3467   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 13 2007
Original Entry Date:  Nov 17 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in FreeType. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. Sun X11 is affected.

A remote user can create a specially crafted font file that, when loaded by the target user's system, will trigger an integer underflow or integer overflow and crash the application or execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Chris Evans reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following patches for Sun X11, which is affected by this vulnerability:

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 119067-04 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 112785-57 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119059-19 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 119068-04 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 112786-46 or later
* JDS release 2 (for Solaris 9) with patch 124833-01 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119060-18 or later
* Solaris 10 with X.Org patches 119060-18 or later and 119062-02 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102714-1

Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  8, 9, 10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Jul 18 2006 FreeType Integer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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