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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-3740

Original release date: 09/12/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the scan_cidfont function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) CMap and (2) CIDFont font data with modified item counts in the (a) begincodespacerange, (b) cidrange, and (c) notdefrange sections.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060912 rPSA-2006-0167-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
External Source: BID
Name: 19974
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-191.htm
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070330 VMSA-2007-0002 VMware ESX security updates
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21864
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21894
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23033
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24636
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200609-07
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22080
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3581
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1171
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21889
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21904
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3582
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23899
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21890
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9454
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/esx25/doc/esx-254-200702-patch.html
External Source: XF
Name: xorg-server-scancidfont-overflow(28890)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-614
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22141
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21908
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20060912 Multiple Vendor X Server CID-keyed Fonts 'scan_cidfont()' Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21924
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016828
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0665
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-190.htm
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:164
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1193
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102780
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21900
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23907
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22332
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-344-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0666
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22560
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:023
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0322

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9454
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:x.org:x.org:6.8.2
* cpe:/a:xfree86_project:xfree86_x

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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