CVE-2006-3739

NameCVE-2006-3739
DescriptionInteger 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1193-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxfont (PTS)wheezy1:1.4.5-5fixed
wheezy (security)1:1.4.5-5+deb7u1fixed
jessie1:1.5.1-1fixed
jessie (security)1:1.5.1-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch1:2.0.1-3fixed
stretch (security)1:2.0.1-3+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1:2.0.1-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxfontsource(unstable)1:1.2.2-1high
xfree86sourcesarge4.3.0.dfsg.1-14sarge2highDSA-1193-1

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