Bug 204548 - CVE-2006-3739 X CID font parser multiple integer overflows (CVE-2006-3740)
CVE-2006-3739 X CID font parser multiple integer overflows (CVE-2006-3740)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xorg-x11 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
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Blocks: 206609
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Reported: 2006-08-29 16:50 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0665
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-09-12 12:09:17 EDT
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Proposed patch from upstream (2.17 KB, patch)
2006-08-29 17:04 EDT, Josh Bressers
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0665 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: xorg-x11 security update 2006-09-12 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2006-08-29 16:50:10 EDT
iDefense reported two integer overflow vulnerabilities in X's CID font parser. 
This could allow an attacker with access to the xserver to execute arbitrary
code with the same privileges as the X server (root).
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2006-08-29 17:04:13 EDT
Created attachment 135172 [details]
Proposed patch from upstream
Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2006-09-01 10:28:22 EDT
Ping on this.  Any ETA on new packages with this fix?
Comment 8 Mark J. Cox 2006-09-12 10:58:18 EDT
Now public at 
removing embargo
Comment 9 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-09-12 12:09:20 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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