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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6429

Original release date: 01/18/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple integer overflows in X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a GetVisualInfo request containing a 32-bit value that is improperly used to calculate an amount of memory for allocation by the EVI extension, or (2) a request containing values related to pixmap size that are improperly used in management of shared memory by the MIT-SHM extension.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-039.htm
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:008
External Source: BID
Name: 27350
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200801-09
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080130 rPSA-2008-0032-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.1] 20080208 012: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080117 Multiple Vendor X Server EVI and MIT-SHM Extensions Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:003
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 200153
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/ijhifoeblist?mode=7&heading=AIX61&path=/200802/SECURITY/20080227/datafile112539&label=AIX%20X%20server%20multiple%20vulnerabilities
External Source: BID
Name: 27336
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11045
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1466
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0703
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0497
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:022
External Source: XF
Name: xorg-mitshm-overflow(39764)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3000
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0184
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0030
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-078.htm
External Source: BID
Name: 27353
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019232
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: [4.2] 20080208 006: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:025
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2010
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0029
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0760
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02381
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0831
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:021
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:023
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=204362
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0031
External Source: MLIST
Name: [xorg] 20080117 X.Org security advisory: multiple vulnerabilities in the X server
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-07
External Source: XF
Name: xorg-evi-bo(39763)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0179
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-571-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:003
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 103200
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-05

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11045
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:x.org:evi
* cpe:/a:x.org:mit-shm
* cpe:/a:x.org:xserver:1.4 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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