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CVE Reference: CVE-2007-4990

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2007-4990

Description:
The swap_char2b function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values that specify an arbitrary number of bytes to be swapped on the heap, which triggers heap corruption.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36920

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_54_xorg.html

SUNALERT
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103114-1
  http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200642-1

ST
  1018763

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA28542
  Secunia Advisory: SA28536
  Secunia Advisory: SA28514
  Secunia Advisory: SA28004
  Secunia Advisory: SA27228
  Secunia Advisory: SA27560
  Secunia Advisory: SA27240
  Secunia Advisory: SA27176
  Secunia Advisory: SA27052
  Secunia Advisory: SA27060
  Secunia Advisory: SA27040
  Secunia Advisory: SA29420

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0030.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0029.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11599

MLIST
  http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2007-October/000416.html

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:210

IDEFENSE
  http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=602

HP
  http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01323725

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-11.xml

FEDORA

CONFIRM
  http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
  http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12299
  http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194606

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/481432/100/0/threaded

BID
  25898

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html


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