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Integer overflow in the pango_glyph_string_set_size function in pango/glyphstring.c in Pango before 1.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long glyph string that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow as demonstrated by a long document.location value in Firefox.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10137

Integer overflow in the pango_glyph_string_set_size function in pango/glyphstring.c in Pango before 1.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long glyph string that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow as demonstrated by a long document.location value in Firefox.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1194
Product(s):