CVE Database

CVE-2006-3740

Impact: Important
Public: 2006-09-12

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2006-3740 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-2006:0666 September 12, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (XFree86) RHSA-2006:0666 September 12, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (xorg-x11) RHSA-2006:0665 September 12, 2006

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