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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-0209: libxfont X Font Service Protocol & Font metadata file handling issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-0209: libxfont X Font Service Protocol & Font metadata file handling issues

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) FontFileAddEntry and (2) lexAlias functions in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.8 and 1.4.9x before 1.4.99.901 might allow local users to gain privileges by adding a directory with a large fonts.dir or fonts.alias file to the font path, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to metadata.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxfont

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