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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1379

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


Integer overflow in the fbShmPutImage function in the MIT-SHM extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary process memory via crafted values for a Pixmap width and height.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2607
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1595
External Source: XF
Name: xorg-fbshmputimage-information-disclosure(43016)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3000
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:115
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-249.htm
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1803
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080621 rPSA-2008-0201-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080611 Multiple Vendor X Server MIT-SHM Extension Information Disclosure Vulnerability
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-616-1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080620 rPSA-2008-0200-1 xorg-server
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0503
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:019
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:116
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0502
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBUX02381
External Source: MLIST
Name: [xorg] 20080611 X.Org security advisory june 2008 - Multiple vulnerabilities in X server extensions
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:179
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020246
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1833
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0504
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:027
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-07
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8966
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2619
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/xorg/X11R7.3/patches/xorg-xserver-1.4-cve-2008-1379.diff
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200807-07
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
External Source: BID
Name: 29669
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1983
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0201
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0512
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238686

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8966
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:x:x11:r7.3

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