CVE-2017-10972

medium

Description

Uninitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling of the X.Org X Server before 2017-06-19 allowed authenticated malicious users to access potentially privileged data from the X server.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3905

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99543

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1035283

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=05442de962d3dc624f79fc1a00eca3ffc5489ced

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-07-06

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-665

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM