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LIN5-9785 : Security Advisory - libx11 - CVE-2013-1997

Created: Jun 30, 2013    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Jul 17, 2014
Previous ID: LIN4-15259
Found In Version: 5.0.1.17
Fix Version: 5.0.1.17
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in X.org libX11 1.5.99.901 (1.6 RC1) and earlier allow X servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted length or index values to the (1) XAllocColorCells, (2) _XkbReadGetDeviceInfoReply, (3) _XkbReadGeomShapes, (4) _XkbReadGetGeometryReply, (5) _XkbReadKeySyms, (6) _XkbReadKeyActions, (7) _XkbReadKeyBehaviors, (8) _XkbReadModifierMap, (9) _XkbReadExplicitComponents, (10) _XkbReadVirtualModMap, (11) _XkbReadGetNamesReply, (12) _XkbReadGetMapReply, (13) _XimXGetReadData, (14) XListFonts, (15) XListExtensions, and (16) XGetFontPath functions.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2013-1997

Workaround

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Steps to Reproduce

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