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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   X Vendors:   X.org
X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017864
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017864
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1667   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 4 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.0.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libx11. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an integer overflow in XGetPixel() and cause the target application to crash.

This was reported in a Debian bug report.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has reportedly issued a source code fix.
Vendor URL:  www.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.
Apr 4 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix for XFree86) X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for XFree86 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.
Apr 5 2007 (OpenBSD Issues Fix) X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
OpenBSD has issued a fix for OpenBSD 3.9 and 4.0.
Apr 16 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Apr 25 2007 (Sun Issues Fix) X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Sun has issued a fix for Solaris 8, 9, and 10.



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