Bug 428044 - (CVE-2008-0006) CVE-2008-0006 Xorg / XFree86 PCF font parser buffer overflow
CVE-2008-0006 Xorg / XFree86 PCF font parser buffer overflow
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 428045 428046 428047 428048 428049 428050 429131 429132 429133 833924
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Reported: 2008-01-08 16:35 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2012-06-20 10:17 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.3.1-2.fc8
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Last Closed: 2008-01-22 10:40:15 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-01-08 16:35:59 EST
Takuya Shiozaki of CodeBlog discovered a heap based buffer overflow flaw in
X.org's PCF font handler.

This flaw is being tracked as VU#203220 by CERT.
Comment 16 Josh Bressers 2008-01-17 09:40:19 EST
Lifting embargo:
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2008-January/031918.html
Comment 18 Fedora Update System 2008-01-22 10:40:12 EST
libXfont-1.3.1-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 19 Fedora Update System 2008-01-22 10:59:16 EST
libXfont-1.2.9-3.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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