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Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products
This security bulletin contains information about 1 vulnerabilities.
Vulnerability marked as 0day, raised severity level to critical.
Exploit availability: YesDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in freetype library when processing TTF files. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted TTF file with PNG sbit glyphs to the application, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
FreeType: 2.0 - 2.10.3External links
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.