CVE-2013-2004

MEDIUM

Description

The (1) GetDatabase and (2) _XimParseStringFile functions in X.org libX11 1.5.99.901 (1.6 RC1) and earlier do not restrict the recursion depth when processing directives to include files, which allows X servers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted file.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2693

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1854-1

http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2013-05-23

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-15

Updated: 2013-06-21

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM