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LIN5-18853 : Security Advisory - libxfont - CVE-2014-0209

Created: Jun 2, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Jun 17, 2014
Found In Version: 5.0.1.16
Fix Version: 5.0.1.16
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) FontFileAddEntry and (2) lexAlias functions in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.8 and 1.4.9x before 1.4.99.901 might allow local users to gain privileges by adding a directory with a large fonts.dir or fonts.alias file to the font path, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to metadata.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-0209

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