Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 204549
CVE-2006-3739 X CID font parser multiple integer overflows (CVE-2006-3740)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:10 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #204548 +++
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).
attachment 135172 [details] is the proposed patch from upstream
Ping on this. Any ETA on new packages with this fix?
XFree86-4.3.0-113.EL will have the fix (currently building but passed scratch build)
This also affects RHEL2 (I didn't note this initially but should have)
Just built XFree86-4.1.0-77.EL for RHEL2.
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