FreeBSD : libX11 -- Heap corruption in the X input method client in libX11 (6faa7feb-d3fa-11ea-9aba-0c9d925bbbc0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 139267

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VPR Score: 6.7


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The project reports :

The X Input Method (XIM) client implementation in libX11 has some integer overflows and signed/unsigned comparison issues that can lead to heap corruption when handling malformed messages from an input method.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 139267

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6faa7febd3fa11ea9aba0c9d925bbbc0.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2020/08/03

Updated: 2020/08/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14344

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libX11, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/08/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14344