CVE-2016-7948

critical
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Description

X.org libXrandr before 1.5.1 allows remote X servers to trigger out-of-bounds write operations by leveraging mishandling of reply data.

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/93373

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

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXrandr/commit/?id=a0df3e1c7728205e5c7650b2e6dce684139254a6

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/74FFOHWYIKQZTJLRJWDMJ4W3WYBELUUG/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/Y7662OZWCSTLRPKS6R3E4Y4M26BSVAAM/

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-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
140953EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.6.0 : libXrandr (EulerOS-SA-2020-2005)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
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
94939SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : X Window System client libraries (SUSE-SU-2016:2828-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
94843Fedora 25 : libXrandr (2016-a06c8cc941)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
94489Fedora 23 : libXrandr (2016-d045c2c7b3)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
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
94101Debian DLA-660-1 : libxrandr security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
94036SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : X Window System client libraries (SUSE-SU-2016:2505-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93923Fedora 24 : libXrandr (2016-83040426d6)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical