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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-0210: libxfont X Font Service Protocol & Font metadata file handling issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-0210: libxfont X Font Service Protocol & Font metadata file handling issues

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/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 buffer overflows in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.8 and 1.4.9x before 1.4.99.901 allow remote font servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted xfs protocol reply to the (1) _fs_recv_conn_setup, (2) fs_read_open_font, (3) fs_read_query_info, (4) fs_read_extent_info, (5) fs_read_glyphs, (6) fs_read_list, or (7) fs_read_list_info function.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxfont

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