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SUSE: CVE-2014-8095: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/10/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/19/2021

Description

The XInput extension in X.Org X Window System (aka X11 or X) X11R4 and X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted length or index value to the (1) SProcXChangeDeviceControl, (2) ProcXChangeDeviceControl, (3) ProcXChangeFeedbackControl, (4) ProcXSendExtensionEvent, (5) SProcXIAllowEvents, (6) SProcXIChangeCursor, (7) ProcXIChangeHierarchy, (8) SProcXIGetClientPointer, (9) SProcXIGrabDevice, (10) SProcXIUngrabDevice, (11) ProcXIUngrabDevice, (12) SProcXIPassiveGrabDevice, (13) ProcXIPassiveGrabDevice, (14) SProcXIPassiveUngrabDevice, (15) ProcXIPassiveUngrabDevice, (16) SProcXListDeviceProperties, (17) SProcXDeleteDeviceProperty, (18) SProcXIListProperties, (19) SProcXIDeleteProperty, (20) SProcXIGetProperty, (21) SProcXIQueryDevice, (22) SProcXIQueryPointer, (23) SProcXISelectEvents, (24) SProcXISetClientPointer, (25) SProcXISetFocus, (26) SProcXIGetFocus, or (27) SProcXIWarpPointer function.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-extra
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-sdk
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-xvnc

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