Upstream information

CVE-2008-1806 at MITRE


Integer overflow in FreeType2 before 2.3.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set of 16-bit length values within the Private dictionary table in a Printer Font Binary (PFB) file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 399169 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS firefox-freetype2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS firefox-freetype2 Affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:48:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:25:59 2023