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|Originally Published: Tuesday, 18 April 2000||Author: Derrick H. Lewis|
|Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News||Page: 1/1 - [Printable]|
RedHat 6.x X Font Server DoS Vulnerability
[SF] A denial of service exists in the X11 font server shipped with RedHat Linux 6.x. Due to improper input validation, it is possible for any user to crash the X fontserver. This will prevent the X server from functioning properly.