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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1377

Original release date: 06/16/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The (1) SProcRecordCreateContext and (2) SProcRecordRegisterClients functions in the Record extension and the (3) SProcSecurityGenerateAuthorization function in the Security extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via requests with crafted length values that specify an arbitrary number of bytes to be swapped on the heap, which triggers heap corruption.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Name: 32545
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Name: SSRT080083
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Name: 30659
Type: Advisory
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Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2607
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1833
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Name: HPSBUX02381
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Name: 31109
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Name: 31025
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Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2619
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0201
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080620 rPSA-2008-0200-1 xorg-server
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30664
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1803
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1983
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30671
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080611 Multiple Vendor X Server Record and Security Extensions Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:019
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30809
External Source: MLIST
Name: [xorg] 20080611 X.Org security advisory june 2008 - Multiple vulnerabilities in X server extensions
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:116
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0504
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33937
External Source: OVAL
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Name: 30630
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Name: GLSA-200807-07
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Name: RHSA-2008:0512
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Name: SUSE-SA:2008:027
Type: Patch Information
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Name: 238686
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Name: DSA-1595
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Name: 30715
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Name: 30628
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Name: ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/xorg/X11R7.3/patches/xorg-xserver-1.4-cve-2008-1377.diff
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Name: 30637
Type: Advisory
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Name: ADV-2008-3000
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30772
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080621 rPSA-2008-0201-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0503

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10109
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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