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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   X Vendors:   X.org
X Trapezoid Rendering Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029469
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029469
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-6424   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 11 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in X. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can cause the target X server to crash.

Bjorn Michaelsen reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

A proposed patch is available at:

http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2013-October/037996.html

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=67484

Vendor URL:  x.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 20 2013 (Red Hat Issues Fix) X Trapezoid Rendering Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Feb 18 2015 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) X Trapezoid Rendering Flaw Lets Local Users Deny Service
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and 14.10.



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