Bug 1475389 - (CVE-2017-11571) CVE-2017-11571 fontforge: Stack-buffer overflow in addnibble function
CVE-2017-11571 fontforge: Stack-buffer overflow in addnibble function
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Security
Depends On: 1475398
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Reported: 2017-07-26 10:37 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-07-31 04:25 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-07-26 10:44:00 EDT
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-26 10:37:40 EDT
FontForge 20161012 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow in addnibble (parsettf.c) resulting in DoS via a crafted otf file.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-26 10:45:58 EDT
Created fontforge tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475398]
Comment 2 Parag Nemade 2017-07-31 04:25:18 EDT
Fixed in rawhide build fontforge-20170731-1.fc27

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