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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7944: libXfixes Integer overflow on illegal server response

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-7944: libXfixes Integer overflow on illegal server response

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

Integer overflow in X.org libXfixes before 5.0.3 on 32-bit platforms might allow remote X servers to gain privileges via a length value of INT_MAX, which triggers the client to stop reading data and get out of sync.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-libxfixes
  • alpine-linux-upgrade-wireshark

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