Upstream information

CVE-2014-0209 at MITRE

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) FontFileAddEntry and (2) lexAlias functions in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.8 and 1.4.9x before 1.4.99.901 might allow local users to gain privileges by adding a directory with a large fonts.dir or fonts.alias file to the font path, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to metadata.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 857544 [VERIFIED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3
  • xorg-x11-libs >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
  • xorg-x11-libs-32bit >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
Patchnames:
sledsp3-xorg-x11-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libXfont1 >= 1.4.7-4.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libXfont1 >= 1.5.1-10.3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • libXfont1 >= 1.5.1-11.3.12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • libXfont1 >= 1.4.7-2.9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.5.4-1.17
  • libXfont1 >= 1.5.4-1.17
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-LTSS
  • xorg-x11-libs >= 7.4-8.26.42.4
  • xorg-x11-libs-32bit >= 7.4-8.26.42.4
Patchnames:
slessp1-xorg-x11-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3
  • xorg-x11-libs >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
  • xorg-x11-libs-32bit >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
  • xorg-x11-libs-x86 >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-xorg-x11-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • xorg-x11-libs >= 7.4-8.26.44.1
  • xorg-x11-libs-32bit >= 7.4-8.26.44.1
  • xorg-x11-libs-x86 >= 7.4-8.26.44.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3
  • xorg-x11-devel >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
  • xorg-x11-devel-32bit >= 7.4-8.26.42.1
Patchnames:
sdksp3-xorg-x11-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • xorg-x11-devel >= 7.4-8.26.44.1
  • xorg-x11-devel-32bit >= 7.4-8.26.44.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.4.7-4.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.5.1-10.3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP5
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.5.1-11.3.12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.4.7-2.9
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • libXfont-devel >= 1.5.2-1.1
  • libXfont-devel-32bit >= 1.5.2-1.1
  • libXfont1 >= 1.5.2-1.1
  • libXfont1-32bit >= 1.5.2-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA libXfont-devel-1.5.2-1.1


First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 xorg-x11-libs Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 libXfont Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 libXfont Already fixed