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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-25690: Moderate: fontforge security update (ALSA-2020-4844)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-25690: Moderate: fontforge security update (ALSA-2020-4844)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/23/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

An out-of-bounds write flaw was found in FontForge in versions before 20200314 while parsing SFD files containing certain LayerCount tokens. This flaw allows an attacker to manipulate the memory allocated on the heap, causing the application to crash or execute arbitrary code. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-fontforge

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