SUSE Security Update: Security update for libXfont
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2015:0702-1
Rating:             important
References:         #921978 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-1802 CVE-2015-1803 CVE-2015-1804
                   
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
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   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


   LibXFont was updated to fix security problems.

   Following security issues were fixed:
   - CVE-2015-1802: The bdf parser reads a count for the number of properties
     defined in a font from the font file, and allocates arrays with entries
     for each property based on that count. It never checked to see if that
     count was negative, or large enough to overflow when multiplied by the
     size
     of the structures being allocated, and could thus allocate the wrong
      buffer size, leading to out of bounds writes.

   - CVE-2015-1803: If the bdf parser failed to parse the data for the bitmap
     for any character, it would proceed with an invalid pointer to the
     bitmap data and later crash when trying to read the bitmap from that
     pointer.

   - CVE-2015-1804: The bdf parser read metrics values as 32-bit integers,
     but stored them into 16-bit integers. Overflows could occur in various
     operations leading to out-of-bounds memory access.


Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-161=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-161=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-161=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      libXfont-debugsource-1.4.7-4.1
      libXfont-devel-1.4.7-4.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      libXfont-debugsource-1.4.7-4.1
      libXfont1-1.4.7-4.1
      libXfont1-debuginfo-1.4.7-4.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):

      libXfont-debugsource-1.4.7-4.1
      libXfont1-1.4.7-4.1
      libXfont1-debuginfo-1.4.7-4.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1802.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1803.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1804.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/921978

SuSE: 2015:0702-1: important: libXfont

April 10, 2015
An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available

Summary

LibXFont was updated to fix security problems. Following security issues were fixed: - CVE-2015-1802: The bdf parser reads a count for the number of properties defined in a font from the font file, and allocates arrays with entries for each property based on that count. It never checked to see if that count was negative, or large enough to overflow when multiplied by the size of the structures being allocated, and could thus allocate the wrong buffer size, leading to out of bounds writes. - CVE-2015-1803: If the bdf parser failed to parse the data for the bitmap for any character, it would proceed with an invalid pointer to the bitmap data and later crash when trying to read the bitmap from that pointer. - CVE-2015-1804: The bdf parser read metrics values as 32-bit integers, but stored them into 16-bit integers. Overflows could occur in various operations leading to out-of-bounds memory access. Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12: zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-161=1 - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12: zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-161=1 - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12: zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-161=1 To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch". Package List: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64): libXfont-debugsource-1.4.7-4.1 libXfont-devel-1.4.7-4.1 - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le s390x x86_64): libXfont-debugsource-1.4.7-4.1 libXfont1-1.4.7-4.1 libXfont1-debuginfo-1.4.7-4.1 - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64): libXfont-debugsource-1.4.7-4.1 libXfont1-1.4.7-4.1 libXfont1-debuginfo-1.4.7-4.1

References

#921978

Cross- CVE-2015-1802 CVE-2015-1803 CVE-2015-1804

Affected Products:

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1802.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1803.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1804.html

https://bugzilla.suse.com/921978

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2015:0702-1
Rating: important