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CVE-2006-3739

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2006-09-12

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the CIDAFM function in X.Org 6.8.2 and XFree86 X server allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted Adobe Font Metrics (AFM) files with a modified number of character metrics (StartCharMetrics), which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2006-3739 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xorg-x11) RHSA-2006:0665 2006-09-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (XFree86) RHSA-2006:0666 2006-09-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (XFree86) RHSA-2006:0666 2006-09-12

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