Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

FreeBSD: VID-FE99D3CA-A63A-11E8-A7C6-54E1AD3D6335 (CVE-2018-14600): libX11 -- Multiple vulnerabilities

Back to Search

FreeBSD: VID-FE99D3CA-A63A-11E8-A7C6-54E1AD3D6335 (CVE-2018-14600): libX11 -- Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/21/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/23/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in libX11 through 1.6.5. The function XListExtensions in ListExt.c interprets a variable as signed instead of unsigned, resulting in an out-of-bounds write (of up to 128 bytes), leading to DoS or remote code execution.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-libx11

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;