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<title>FreeType: Multiple integer overflows</title>
Multiple remotely exploitable buffer overflows have been discovered in
FreeType, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">FreeType</product>
<announced>July 09, 2006</announced>
<revised>September 03, 2006: 02</revised>
<package name="media-libs/freetype" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.1.10-r2</unaffected>
<unaffected range="lt">2.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.1.10-r2</vulnerable>
FreeType is a portable font engine.
Multiple integer overflows exist in a variety of files (bdf/bdflib.c,
sfnt/ttcmap.c, cff/cffgload.c, base/ftmac.c).
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could exploit these buffer overflows by enticing a
user to load a specially crafted font, which could result in the
execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All FreeType users should upgrade to the latest stable version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/freetype-2.1.10-r2&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-1861</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 04 Jul 2006 13:58:56 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 04 Jul 2006 15:44:57 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 05 Jul 2006 16:43:48 +0000">