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CVE-2006-3740 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the scan_cidfont function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) CMap and (2) CIDFont font data with modified item counts in the (a) begincodespacerange, (b) cidrange, and (c) notdefrange sections.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-07.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016828
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102780-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-190.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-191.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1193
http://www.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=411 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:164
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_23_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0665.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0666.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/445812/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464268/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19974
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-344-1
http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3581
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3582
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0322
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1171
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/28890
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-614
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9454

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:x.org:6.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:xfree86_project:xfree86_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3740
NVD Published Date:
09/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018