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bug #31310: ft_var_readpackedpoints() buffer overflow

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Mon 11 Oct 2010 11:03:45 PM UTC
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Crash
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  wl Open/Closed:  Closed
Planned Release:  2.4.4

Tue 12 Oct 2010 05:55:19 AM UTC, comment #1: 

This should be fixed in the git.  Thanks for the report.  Please test.

Unfortunately, I don't have a GX font for testing which calls `ft_var_readpackedpoints' at all.  If you have such a font I would be glad if you could provide it to me privately.

Werner LEMBERG <wl>
Group administrator
Mon 11 Oct 2010 11:03:45 PM UTC, original submission:  

The function ft_var_readpackedpoints() in src/truetype/ttgxvar.c has a buffer overflow, leading to crashes and potential code execution.

When parsing a malicious TrueType GX font with n set to a lower value than runcnt, the for loops in the function will keep writing outside of allocated memory.

This was tested on version 2.4.3.

-- "van damme's brain cell"



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    2010-10-12 wl StatusNone Fixed
        Assigned toNone wl
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
        Planned ReleaseNone 2.4.4

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