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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4818

Original release date: 09/05/2012
Last revised: 09/06/2012


The GLX extension in X.Org xserver 1.7.7 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted request that triggers a client swap in glx/glxcmdsswap.c; or (2) a crafted length or (3) a negative value in the screen field in a request to glx/glxcmds.c.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=740954
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1359
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110922 CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110923 Re: CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110923 Re: CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit?id=ec9c97c6bf70b523bc500bd3adf62176f1bb33a4
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28823
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:1360
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit?id=3f0d3f4d97bce75c1828635c322b6560a45a037f
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit?id=6c69235a9dfc52e4b4e47630ff4bab1a820eb543

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