CVE-2014-0209

Published: 13 May 2014

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.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libxfont
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.4.8)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:1.4.7-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXfont/commit/?id=2f5e57317339c526e6eaee1010b0e2ab8089c42e
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXfont/commit/?id=05c8020a49416dd8b7510cbba45ce4f3fc81a7dc