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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-8093: X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-8093: X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the GLX extension in XFree86 4.0, X.Org X Window System (aka X11 or X) X11R6.7, and X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 allow remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted request to the (1) __glXDisp_ReadPixels, (2) __glXDispSwap_ReadPixels, (3) __glXDisp_GetTexImage, (4) __glXDispSwap_GetTexImage, (5) GetSeparableFilter, (6) GetConvolutionFilter, (7) GetHistogram, (8) GetMinmax, (9) GetColorTable, (10) __glXGetAnswerBuffer, (11) __GLX_GET_ANSWER_BUFFER, (12) __glXMap1dReqSize, (13) __glXMap1fReqSize, (14) Map2Size, (15) __glXMap2dReqSize, (16) __glXMap2fReqSize, (17) __glXImageSize, or (18) __glXSeparableFilter2DReqSize function, which triggers an out-of-bounds read or write.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-base-xorg-server

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