FreeType 2 CVE-2017-7864 Out of Bounds Write Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

FreeType 2 is prone to a remote heap-based buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input.

Attackers may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.


Bugtraq ID: 97673
Class: Boundary Condition Error
CVE: CVE-2017-7864

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Feb 02 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Feb 02 2017 12:00AM
Credit: monor
Vulnerable: FreeType FreeType 2 0

Not Vulnerable:

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