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Bug 135606 - X Font Server crashes when accessing Type 1 fonts via showfont.
X Font Server crashes when accessing Type 1 fonts via showfont.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: XFree86 (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
David Lawrence
: Security
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Blocks: 156320
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Reported: 2004-10-13 15:05 EDT by Gene Dellinger
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-501
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-09-15 04:47:06 EDT
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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:501 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE Important: XFree86 security update 2005-09-15 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Gene Dellinger 2004-10-13 15:05:27 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; 

Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Pick a Type 1 font.
2.Run "showfont -server unix/:7100 -fnt <full font name>" (for 
example I used: "showfont -server unix/:7100 -fnt -b\&h-Luxi\ Mono-
3.Connection closes and X font server has crashed. 

Additional info:

Problem was first noticed when attempting to contact the Font server 
directly. It would crash on FSQueryXExtents16() and FSQueryXBitmaps16
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2005-03-07 17:04:56 EST
This might be related to bug #145546
Comment 7 Kristian Høgsberg 2005-06-20 17:30:58 EDT
Taking bug.
Comment 9 Kristian Høgsberg 2005-06-21 17:24:21 EDT
Fixed in XFree86-xfs-4.3.0-84.EL.
Comment 10 Mike A. Harris 2005-06-22 15:39:50 EDT
Please test XFree86-4.3.0-85.EL and provide feedback as to the results of
testing.  Beta rpms are available for testing at the following URL:


Setting status to "MODIFIED", awaiting testing results.
Comment 11 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-09-15 04:47:07 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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