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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   FreeType Vendors:   freetype.org
(Sun Issues Fix) FreeType Integer Overflows Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017566
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017566
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0747, CVE-2006-1861, CVE-2006-3467   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 29 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in FreeType. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

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 fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 9 with patch 116105-06 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119812-02 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 9 with patch 116106-05 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119813-03 or later

A final resolution is pending.

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102705-1

Vendor URL:  www.freetype.org/ (Links to External Site)
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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