Bug 1475393 - (CVE-2017-11575) CVE-2017-11575 fontforge: Buffer over-read in strnmatch function
CVE-2017-11575 fontforge: Buffer over-read in strnmatch function
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1475398
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Reported: 2017-07-26 10:41 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-07-31 04:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-07-26 10:44:16 EDT
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-26 10:41:10 EDT
FontForge 20161012 is vulnerable to a buffer over-read in strnmatch (char.c) resulting in DoS or via a crafted otf file, related to a call from the readttfcopyrights function in parsettf.c.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-26 10:46:07 EDT
Created fontforge tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475398]
Comment 2 Parag Nemade 2017-07-31 04:24:54 EDT
Fixed in rawhide build fontforge-20170731-1.fc27

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