Out-of-bounds Write

Affecting freetype package, versions <2.6.1-0.1ubuntu2.5

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Out-of-bounds Write. Heap buffer overflow in Freetype in Google Chrome prior to 86.0.4240.111 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.

Remediation

Upgrade freetype to version or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2020-15999
CWE
CWE-787
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1604-FREETYPE-1019587
Disclosed
03 Nov, 2020
Published
21 Oct, 2020