KLA10478
Denial of service vulnerability in X.Org libXfont
Updated: 05/22/2020
Detect date
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03/20/2015
Severity
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Critical
Description

Improper type conversion and bitmaps handling was found in X.Org libXfont. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via a specially designed BDF font file.

Affected products

X.Org libXfont versions earlier than 1.4.9
X.Org libXfont 1.5 versions earlier than 1.5.1

Solution

Update to latest version!
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Original advisories

X.Org advisory

Impacts
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ACE 
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OSI 
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DoS 
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LoI 
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Related products
libXfont
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2015-18048.5Critical
CVE-2015-18038.5Critical
CVE-2015-18028.5Critical