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CVE-2015-1802

Published: 18 March 2015

The bdfReadProperties function in bitmap/bdfread.c in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.9 and 1.5.x before 1.5.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) negative or (2) large property count in a BDF font file.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libxfont
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid
Released (1:1.4.1-1ubuntu0.4)
precise
Released (1:1.4.4-1ubuntu0.3)
trusty
Released (1:1.4.7-1ubuntu0.2)
upstream
Released (1.4.9,1.5.1)
utopic
Released (1:1.4.99.901-1ubuntu0.1)