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
Upstream
Released (1.4.9,1.5.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1:1.4.7-1ubuntu0.2)
Patches:
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXfont/commit/?id=2deda9906480f9c8ae07b8c2a5510cc7e4c59a8e