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(Sun Issues T-Patch) X Server Buffer Overflow Render Extension Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016033
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016033
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-1526   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 5 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in X server. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A buffer overflow exists in the X server RENDER extension implementation. A remote user (client) can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code may run with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability resides in 'render/mitri.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued a T-patch for Solaris 10 (x86), available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/tpatches:

Solaris 10 T-patch T118966-20

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102339-1

Solaris 10 Sparc is not affected. Solaris 8 and 9 are not affected.

Vendor URL:  www.x.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10 (x86)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
May 3 2006 X Server Buffer Overflow Render Extension Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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