DescriptionThe swap_char2b function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values that specify an arbitrary number of bytes to be swapped on the heap, which triggers heap corruption.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2007:054, published Fri, 12 Oct 2007 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Tue Jul 9 16:07:34 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:38 2022