Vulnerability CVE-2006-3739


Published: 2006-09-12   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
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.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Xfree86 project -> Xfree86 x 
X.org -> X.org 

 References:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200609-07.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016828
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102714-1
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=412
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
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0666.html
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/28899
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-614
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10305

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