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SUSE: CVE-2015-1804: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/20/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2021

Description

The bdfReadCharacters function in bitmap/bdfread.c in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.9 and 1.5.x before 1.5.1 does not properly perform type conversion for metrics values, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds memory access) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted BDF font file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libxfont-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libxfont1
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-devel
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-libs
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-libs-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-libs-x86

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