Upstream information

CVE-2014-9746 at MITRE

Description

The (1) t1_parse_font_matrix function in type1/t1load.c, (2) cid_parse_font_matrix function in cid/cidload.c, (3) t42_parse_font_matrix function in type42/t42parse.c, and (4) ps_parser_load_field function in psaux/psobjs.c in FreeType before 2.5.4 do not check return values, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted font.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 2.1
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact Partial None
Availability Impact Partial Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue is already addressed by the fix for CVE-2014-9747, please see that page for the version information.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 947966 [RESOLVED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 freetype2 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA freetype2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 freetype2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP2 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP3 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA freetype2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA freetype2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 freetype2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 freetype2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 freetype2 Released