Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 update for freetype



Published: 2022-11-08
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE-ID CVE-2022-27404
CVE-2022-27405
CVE-2022-27406
CWE-ID CWE-787
CWE-125
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

freetype (Red Hat package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 3 vulnerabilities.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU65639

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-27404

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in the "sfnt_init_face" function. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0

freetype (Red Hat package): before 2.9.1-9.el8


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7745

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU65637

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-27405

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in the "FNT_Size_Request" function. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds read error and cause a denial of service condition on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0

freetype (Red Hat package): before 2.9.1-9.el8


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7745

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU65638

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-27406

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in the "FT_Request_Size" function. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds read error and cause a denial of service condition on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM 64: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Power, little endian: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 8

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for x86_64: 8.0

freetype (Red Hat package): before 2.9.1-9.el8


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:7745

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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