Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:43:02 -0500 From: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE request: heap corruption in libpango >From Launchpad : "When used with FreeType2 as a backend, Pango is vulnerable to heap corruption when rendering malformed fonts. The vulnerability occurs in pango_ft2_font_render_box_glyph() in pango/pangoft2-render.c. A buffer is malloc'd with size box->bitmap.rows * box->bitmap.pitch. Subsequently, 0xff is written at offsets into this buffer without checking that these offsets fall within the buffer's boundaries, leading to heap corruption." -Dan  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pango1.0/+bug/696616
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