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(Sun Issues Fix) X ShmPutImage() Integer Overflow Lets Local Users and Remote Authenticated Users View Arbitrary Memory Contents
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020289
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020289
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1379   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 10 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 13 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): X11R7.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the X Window System. A local user or remote authenticated user can view arbitrary memory contents on the target system.

A local user or a remote authenticated user can send specially crafted data to trigger an integer overflow in the processing of ShmPutImage() requests and allow the user to view arbitrary X server memory locations.

The vendor was notified on March 26, 2008.

regenrecht reported this vulnerability via iDefense.

Impact:   A local user or remote authenticated user can view arbitrary X server memory contents on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 119067-10 or later (for Xsun(1))
* Solaris 9 with patch 112785-64 or later (for Xsun(1))
* Solaris 10 with patches 119059-44 or later and 125719-12 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_92 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 119068-10 or later (for Xsun(1))
* Solaris 9 with patch 112786-53 or later (for Xsun(1))
* Solaris 9 with patch 118908-06 or later (for Xorg)
* Solaris 10 with patches 119060-43 or later and 125720-23 or later
* OpenSolaris based upon builds snv_92 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-238686-1

Vendor URL:  x.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  8, 9, 10, OpenSolaris

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