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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 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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