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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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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-7970 --
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed LIN9-5545 --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Fixed -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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