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Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2010 13:45:31 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: Multiple bugs in freetype

I'm also adding a CVE id for the buffer overflows in the freetype demo programs:


The fix is here:



----- "Robert Święcki" <> wrote:

> I've reported recently multiple problems in freetype (around ~20),
> most of them are NULL-ptr derefs, stack exhaustion and div by zero
> issues, but the rest might be interesting. RedHat was kind enough to
> assign CVE numbers to some of them. vendor-sec members tend to treat
> it as public issues, so reposting here:
> > CVE-2010-2497 freetype integer underflow #30082 #30083
> > CVE-2010-2498 freetype invalid free #30106
> > CVE-2010-2499 freetype buffer overflow #30248 #30249
> > CVE-2010-2500 freetype integer overflow #30263
> > CVE-2010-2519 freetype heap buffer overflow #30306
> > CVE-2010-2520 freetype buffer overflow on heap #30361
> I wasn't trying to make weaponized exploits, although some of those
> issues are clearly exploitable.
> The full list
> -- 
> Robert Swiecki -

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