CVE-2006-3739

HIGH

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.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/21864

http://secunia.com/advisories/21889

http://secunia.com/advisories/21890

http://secunia.com/advisories/21894

http://secunia.com/advisories/21900

http://secunia.com/advisories/21904

http://secunia.com/advisories/21908

http://secunia.com/advisories/21924

http://secunia.com/advisories/22080

http://secunia.com/advisories/22141

http://secunia.com/advisories/22332

http://secunia.com/advisories/22560

http://secunia.com/advisories/23033

http://secunia.com/advisories/23899

http://secunia.com/advisories/24636

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-09-13

Updated: 2018-10-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH