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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   X Vendors:   X.org
(Sun Issues Fix) X.org Xserver mod() Calculation Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024356
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024356
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1166   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 24 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

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

The X.Org Render extension contains a calculation flaw in the mod() function. A remote authorized client can send specially crafted data to the connected X server to cause the target X server to crash or execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued a fix.

Solaris 10 SPARC: 125719-31, X86: 125720-41
Sun Ray 4.2 SPARC: 140993-03, X86: 140994-03, Linux: 140995-03
Sun Ray 4.1 SPARC: 139548-06, X86: 139549-06, Linux: 139550-06

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/cve_2010_1166_denial_of

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

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Apr 28 2010 X.org Xserver mod() Calculation Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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