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Numeric Errors

CVE-2009-1194

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Integer overflow in the pango_glyph_string_set_size function in pango/glyphstring.c in Pango before 1.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long glyph string that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as demonstrated by a long document.location value in Firefox.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-189 - Numeric Errors

Weaknesses in this category are related to improper calculation or conversion of numbers.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published