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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1377

Original release date: 06/16/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2619
External Source: MLIST
Name: [xorg] 20080611 X.Org security advisory june 2008 - Multiple vulnerabilities in X server extensions
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080621 rPSA-2008-0201-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1833
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:027
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080620 rPSA-2008-0200-1 xorg-server
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10109
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1595
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0502
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238686
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:019
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3000
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0512
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080083
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1983
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080611 Multiple Vendor X Server Record and Security Extensions Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:116
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2607
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-07
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/xorg/X11R7.3/patches/xorg-xserver-1.4-cve-2008-1377.diff
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0503
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0201
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0504
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200807-07
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1803
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-616-1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:115
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020247
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-249.htm

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

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