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CVE-2014-0211 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) fs_get_reply, (2) fs_alloc_glyphs, and (3) fs_read_extent_info functions 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 reply, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/15/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0211
Original release date:
05/15/2014
Last revised:
01/06/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0278.html External Source CONFIRM http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0278.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00073.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0711
http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2014-May/002431.html Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [xorg-announce] 20140513 [ANNOUNCE] X.Org Security Advisory: Multiple issues in libXfont
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1893.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2014:1893
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Dec/23 External Source FULLDISC 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
http://secunia.com/advisories/59154 External Source SECUNIA 59154
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2927 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2927
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:145 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:145
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/534161/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67382 External Source BID 67382
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2211-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2211-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html

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