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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-13720: libXfont security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2017-13720: libXfont security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/11/2017
Created
12/19/2019
Added
12/18/2019
Modified
12/18/2019

Description

In the PatternMatch function in fontfile/fontdir.c in libXfont through 1.5.2 and 2.x before 2.0.2, an attacker with access to an X connection can cause a buffer over-read during pattern matching of fonts, leading to information disclosure or a crash (denial of service). This occurs because '\0' characters are incorrectly skipped in situations involving ? characters.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-libxfont

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