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Bug 234058 - CVE-2007-1351 Multiple font integer overflows (CVE-2007-1352)
Summary: CVE-2007-1351 Multiple font integer overflows (CVE-2007-1352)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libXfont
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Søren Sandmann Pedersen
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=important,reported=20070322,em...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-26 20:24 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2014-06-18 09:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0132
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-03 18:30:10 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Another broken font (deleted)
2007-03-27 20:14 UTC, Søren Sandmann Pedersen
no flags Details

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:0132 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: libXfont security update 2007-04-03 18:30:05 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2007-03-26 20:24:23 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #234055 +++

iDEFENSE has reported two font related integer overflows.

CVE-2007-1351 describes an integer overflow in the way X parses a BDF font file.

CVE-2007-1352 describes an integer overflow in thw way X parses a fonts.dir file.

Both of these flaws could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2007-03-26 20:29:04 UTC
attachment 150950 [details] is the proposed upstream patch

Comment 3 Søren Sandmann Pedersen 2007-03-27 20:14:46 UTC
Created attachment 151078 [details]
Another broken font

Comment 6 Josh Bressers 2007-04-03 16:48:18 UTC
Lifting embargo

Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-04-03 18:30:10 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

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