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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1993

Original release date: 06/15/2013
Last revised: 01/17/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in X.org libGLX in Mesa 9.1.1 and earlier allow X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer overflow via vectors related to the (1) XF86DRIOpenConnection and (2) XF86DRIGetClientDriverName functions.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0865
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Mesa-dev] 20130523 [PATCH:mesa 2/2] integer overflow in XF86DRIGetClientDriverName() [CVE-2013-1993 2/2]
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:181
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0897
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0190.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2013-05-23
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Mesa-dev] 20130523 [PATCH:mesa 1/2] integer overflow in XF86DRIOpenConnection() [CVE-2013-1993 1/2]
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130523 Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] X.Org Security Advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1888-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2678
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0898

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