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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-13722: LibXfont, LibXfont2: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-13722: LibXfont, LibXfont2: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2017
Modified
12/01/2017

Description

In the pcfGetProperties function in bitmap/pcfread.c in libXfont through 1.5.2 and 2.x before 2.0.2, a missing boundary check (for PCF files) could be used by local attackers authenticated to an Xserver for a buffer over-read, for information disclosure or a crash of the X server.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-libs-libxfont
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-libs-libxfont2

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