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HP-UX: CVE-2012-1699: Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Local Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access

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HP-UX: CVE-2012-1699: Running X Font Server (xfs) Software, Local Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Access

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2017

Description

The ProcSetEventMask function in difs/events.c in the xfs font server for X.Org X11R6 through X11R6.6 and XFree86 before 3.3.3 calls the SendErrToClient function with a mask value instead of a pointer, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) or obtain potentially sensitive information from memory via a SetEventMask request that triggers an invalid pointer dereference.

Solution(s)

  • hpux-apply-phss-43134
  • hpux-apply-phss-43202
  • hpux-apply-phss-43355

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