Bug 1475391 (CVE-2017-11573) - CVE-2017-11573 fontforge: Buffer over-read in ValidatePostScriptFontName function
Summary: CVE-2017-11573 fontforge: Buffer over-read in ValidatePostScriptFontName func...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-11573
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1475398
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-26 14:39 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-07-26 14:44:08 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-26 14:39:37 UTC
FontForge 20161012 is vulnerable to a buffer over-read in ValidatePostScriptFontName (parsettf.c) resulting in DoS via a crafted otf file.

Upstream issue:

https://github.com/fontforge/fontforge/issues/3098

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-26 14:45:50 UTC
Created fontforge tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475398]


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