FreeType up to 2.6.0 type1/t1parse.c T1_Get_Private_Dict out-of-bounds

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in FreeType up to 2.6.0 (Software Library). Affected by this vulnerability is the function T1_Get_Private_Dict of the file type1/t1parse.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In FreeType before 2.6.1, a buffer over-read occurs in type1/t1parse.c on function T1_Get_Private_Dict where there is no check that the new values of cur and limit are sensible before going to Again.

The weakness was released 07/30/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at lists.debian.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-9290 since 07/30/2019. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 2.6.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at VDB-141194.

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Class: Out-of-bounds
CWE: CWE-125 / CWE-119
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Remote: Yes

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: FreeType 2.6.1
Patch: git.savannah.gnu.org

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07/30/2019 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: K38315305
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-9290 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 07/31/2019 08:04 AM
Updated: 11/14/2023 08:33 AM
Changes: 07/31/2019 08:04 AM (56), 07/15/2020 05:07 PM (2), 11/14/2023 08:33 AM (5)
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