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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1526

Original release date: 05/02/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in the X render (Xrender) extension in X.org X server 6.8.0 up to allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), as demonstrated by the (1) XRenderCompositeTriStrip and (2) XRenderCompositeTriFan requests in the rendertest from XCB xcb/xcb-demo, which leads to an incorrect memory allocation due to a typo in an expression that uses a "&" instead of a "*" operator. NOTE: the subject line of the original announcement used an incorrect CVE number for this issue.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1617
External Source: XF
Name: xorg-xrender-bo(26200)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0451
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:190777
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016018
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0024
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-280-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:081
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6642
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#633257
External Source: BID
Name: 17795
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9929
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102339
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:023
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-02
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [3.8] 007: SECURITY FIX: May 2, 2006
External Source: MLIST
Name: [xorg] 20060502 [CVE-2006-1525] X.Org security advisory: Buffer overflow in the Xrender extension
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9929
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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