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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-0006: X.Org X server and Xfont library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-0006: X.Org X server and Xfont library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/09/2019

Description

Buffer overflow in (1) X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1, and (2) the libfont and libXfont libraries on some platforms including Sun Solaris, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PCF font with a large difference between the last col and first col values in the PCF_BDF_ENCODINGS table.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-base-xorg-server
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-libs-libxfont

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