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CVE-2017-13722 Detail

Current Description

In the pcfGetProperties function in bitmap/pcfread.c in libXfont through 1.5.2 and 2.x before 2.0.2, a missing boundary check (for PCF files) could be used by local attackers authenticated to an Xserver for a buffer over-read, for information disclosure or a crash of the X server.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3995
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1500693 Issue Tracking
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1049692 Issue Tracking
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXfont/commit/?id=672bb944311392e2415b39c0d63b1e1902905bcd Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-08
https://www.x.org/releases/individual/lib/libXfont2-2.0.2.tar.bz2 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:libxfont:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.5.2
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:libxfont:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:libxfont:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-13722
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/12/2017