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.