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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7943: libx11 Insufficient validation of server responses in XGetImage() and FontNames

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7943: libx11 Insufficient validation of server responses in XGetImage() and FontNames

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
01/29/2019

Description

The XListFonts function in X.org libX11 before 1.6.4 might allow remote X servers to gain privileges via vectors involving length fields, which trigger out-of-bounds write operations.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libx11
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxfixes

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