Upstream information

CVE-2017-11568 at MITRE


FontForge 20161012 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in PSCharStringToSplines (psread.c) resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted otf file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
Base Score 8.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1050161 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • fontforge >= 20080429-3.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • fontforge >= 20120731-11.3.1
  • fontforge-debuginfo >= 20120731-11.3.1
  • fontforge-debugsource >= 20120731-11.3.1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 fontforge In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 fontforge In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 fontforge In progress