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Bug #8986: freetype: NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function (CVE-2018-6942)

[3.6] freetype: NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function (CVE-2018-6942)

Added by Alicha CH 4 months ago. Updated 4 months ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
Security
Target version:
Start date:
06/12/2018
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Affected versions:

Description

An issue was discovered in FreeType 2 through 2.9. A NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION()
function within ttinterp.c could lead to DoS via a crafted font file.

References:

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6942
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-6942

Patch:

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/freetype/freetype2.git/commit/?id=29c759284e305ec428703c9a5831d0b1fc3497ef


Related issues

Copied from Alpine Linux - Bug #8986: freetype: NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function (CVE-2018-6942)Closed2018-06-12

Associated revisions

Revision 5ec6e75b (diff)
Added by Leonardo Arena 4 months ago

main/freetype: security fix (CVE-2018-6942)

Fixes #8989

History

#1 Updated by Alicha CH 4 months ago

  • Copied from Bug #8986: freetype: NULL pointer dereference in the Ins_GETVARIATION() function (CVE-2018-6942) added

#2 Updated by Anonymous 4 months ago

  • Status changed from New to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#3 Updated by Alicha CH 4 months ago

  • Project changed from Alpine Security to Alpine Linux
  • Category set to Security
  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed
  • Security IDs deleted (CVE-2018-6942)

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