Out-of-bounds Write Affecting freetype package, versions <0:2.9.1-9.el8


medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.88% (83rd percentile)
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NVD
9.8 critical
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SUSE
6.6 medium
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Red Hat
7.6 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-FREETYPE-3119772
  • published 16 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 22 Apr 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 freetype to version 0:2.9.1-9.el8 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2022-7745.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream freetype package and not the freetype package as distributed by Oracle. See How to fix? for Oracle:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

FreeType commit 1e2eb65048f75c64b68708efed6ce904c31f3b2f was discovered to contain a heap buffer overflow via the function sfnt_init_face.

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