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Ubuntu: USN-5437-1 (CVE-2016-7944): libXfixes vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-5437-1 (CVE-2016-7944): libXfixes vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
05/26/2022
Added
05/24/2022
Modified
05/24/2022

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxfixes3

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