CVE-2016-7946

high
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Description

X.org libXi before 1.7.7 allows remote X servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving length fields.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/04/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/04/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93374

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036945

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXi/commit/?id=19a9cd607de73947fcfb104682f203ffe4e1f4e5

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/C3NTWIWSQ575GREBVAOUQUIMDL5CDVGP/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/KVTZ2XLPKLASQUIQA2GMKKAUOQIUMM7I/

https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2016-October/002720.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201704-03

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-13

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (13 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
140980EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.6.0 : libXi (EulerOS-SA-2020-2032)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
131588EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : libXi (EulerOS-SA-2019-2434)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
99276GLSA-201704-03 : X.Org: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
96034SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xorg-x11-libs (SUSE-SU-2016:3189-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95644openSUSE Security Update : X Window System client libraries (openSUSE-2016-1420)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95626SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libXi (SUSE-SU-2016:3047-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
94939SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : X Window System client libraries (SUSE-SU-2016:2828-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
94831Fedora 25 : libXi (2016-8b122b0997)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
94688Fedora 23 : libXi (2016-21f0de504c)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
94439Slackware 13.0 / 13.1 / 13.37 / 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : x11 (SSA:2016-305-02)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
critical
94220openSUSE Security Update : X Window System client libraries (openSUSE-2016-1214)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
94036SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : X Window System client libraries (SUSE-SU-2016:2505-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93930Fedora 24 : libXi (2016-cabb6d7ef7)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high