CVE-2014-0210

Published: 13 May 2014

Multiple buffer overflows in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.8 and 1.4.9x before 1.4.99.901 allow remote font servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted xfs protocol reply to the (1) _fs_recv_conn_setup, (2) fs_read_open_font, (3) fs_read_query_info, (4) fs_read_extent_info, (5) fs_read_glyphs, (6) fs_read_list, or (7) fs_read_list_info function.

Priority

Medium

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
trusty and later are built with --disable-fc, so this shouldn't
be an issue. Adding patch anyway for completeness' sake.

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