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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libXfont (ALAS-2014-404) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libXfont (ALAS-2014-404) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/15/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/26/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) fs_get_reply, (2) fs_alloc_glyphs, and (3) fs_read_extent_info functions 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 reply, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxfont
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxfont-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxfont-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxfont
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxfont-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libxfont-devel

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