[Pkg-fonts-devel] Bug#605537: fontforge: buffer overflow when opening .BDF files

Raphael Geissert geissert at debian.org
Mon Dec 6 23:34:41 UTC 2010

severity 605537 grave
retitle 605537 CVE-2010-4259: fontforge: buffer overflow when parsing
CHARSET_REGISTRY header of .BDF files


A patch (along with details) is available at:

When fixing the vulnerability please mention the id (CVE-2010-4259) in
the changelog.
Would be great if you could also prepare a fixed version for stable
(usual coordination with team at security.d.o applies.)

Thanks in advance.

Raphael Geissert - Debian Developer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net

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