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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0210

Multiple buffer overflows in X.Org libXfont before 1.4.8 and 1.4.9x before 1.4.99.901 allow remote font servers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted xfs protocol reply to the (1) _fs_recv_conn_setup, (2) fs_read_open_font, (3) fs_read_query_info, (4) fs_read_extent_info, (5) fs_read_glyphs, (6) fs_read_list, or (7) fs_read_list_info function.
Publish Date : 2014-05-15 Last Update Date : 2014-07-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2927-1 libxfont - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24874 unix
USN-2211-1 -- libxfont vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24797 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-0210

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 - LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 13.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application X Libxfont 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application X Libxfont 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application X Libxfont 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application X Libxfont 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application X Libxfont 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application X Libxfont 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application X Libxfont 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application X Libxfont 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application X Libxfont 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application X Libxfont 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application X Libxfont 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application X Libxfont 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application X Libxfont 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application X Libxfont 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application X Libxfont 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application X Libxfont 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application X Libxfont 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application X Libxfont 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application X Libxfont 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application X Libxfont 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application X Libxfont 1.4.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
X Libxfont 21

- References For CVE-2014-0210

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00073.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0711
http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2014-May/002431.html
MLIST [xorg-announce] 20140513 [ANNOUNCE] X.Org Security Advisory: Multiple issues in libXfont
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2927
DEBIAN DSA-2927
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2211-1
UBUNTU USN-2211-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0210

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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