GLSA-200705-06 : X.Org X11 library: Multiple integer overflows

High Nessus Plugin ID 25160


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200705-06 (X.Org X11 library: Multiple integer overflows)

Multiple integer overflows have been reported in the XGetPixel() function of the X.Org X11 library.
Impact :

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted image, an attacker could cause a Denial of Service or an integer overflow, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All X.Org X11 library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/libX11-1.0.3-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25160

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200705-06.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2007/05/07

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libX11, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/04/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1667

GLSA: 200705-06

CWE: 189