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Vulnerability of FreeType: denial of service via parse_charstrings

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via parse_charstrings() of FreeType, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: Debian, Fedora, Android OS, openSUSE Leap, Oracle DB, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle OIT, WebLogic, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 07/03/2017.
Références of this bulletin: cpuapr2020, cpuoct2020, CVE-2016-10244, DLA-848-1, DSA-3839-1, FEDORA-2017-3886afeb06, FEDORA-2017-c09c0cc384, openSUSE-SU-2018:0420-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0414-1, USN-3237-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-22032.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via parse_charstrings() of FreeType, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, Fedora, Android OS, openSUSE Leap, Oracle DB, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle OIT, WebLogic, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

Android OS: patch 2017-04-01 and 2017-04-05.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 7: new freetype packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: freetype 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u4

Debian 8: new freetype packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: freetype 2.5.2-3+deb8u2

Fedora: new freetype packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 24: freetype 2.6.3-3.fc24
  Fedora 25: freetype 2.6.5-3.fc25

openSUSE Leap: new freetype2 packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: libfreetype6 2.6.3-5.3.1

Oracle Database: CPU of October 2020.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2694898.1

Oracle Fusion Middleware: CPU of April 2020.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2633852.1

SUSE LE 12: new freetype2 packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: libfreetype6 2.6.3-7.15.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: libfreetype6 2.6.3-7.15.1

Ubuntu: new libfreetype6 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.10: libfreetype6 2.6.3-3ubuntu1.1
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.1
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.5.2-1ubuntu2.6
  Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libfreetype6 2.4.8-1ubuntu2.4
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