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Integer overflow in the CIDAFM function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files with a modified number of character metrics (StartCharMetrics) which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10305

Integer overflow in the CIDAFM function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files with a modified number of character metrics (StartCharMetrics) which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-3739
Product(s):