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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2018-19876

Cairo: use after free via cairo_ft_apply_variations

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via cairo_ft_apply_variations() of Cairo, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Fedora.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 10/12/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-19876, FEDORA-2018-3a195026f5, VIGILANCE-VUL-27986.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via cairo_ft_apply_variations() of Cairo, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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