CVE Database

CVE-2004-0084

Impact: Important
Public: 2004-02-12

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the ReadFontAlias function in XFree86 4.1.0 to 4.3.0, when using the CopyISOLatin1Lowered function, allows local or remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via a malformed entry in the font alias (font.alias) file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0083 and CVE-2004-0106.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0084 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (XFree86) RHSA-2004:060 February 13, 2004
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (XFree86) RHSA-2004:061 February 13, 2004
Red Hat Linux 9 (XFree86) RHSA-2004:059 February 13, 2004

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank David Dawes from XFree86 and iDefense for reporting and working on this issue.

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