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CVE-2017-13720

Description

In the PatternMatch function in fontfile/fontdir.c in libXfont through 1.5.2 and 2.x before 2.0.2, an attacker with access to an X connection can cause a buffer over-read during pattern matching of fonts, leading to information disclosure or a crash (denial of service). This occurs because \'\\0\' characters are incorrectly skipped in situations involving ? characters.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 7.1
Publish Date: Oct 11, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Oct 11, 2017

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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