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Bug 959046 - (CVE-2013-1982) CVE-2013-1982 libXext: Multiple integer overflows leading to heap-based buffer-overflows
CVE-2013-1982 libXext: Multiple integer overflows leading to heap-based buffe...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Hutterer
: Reopened, Security
Depends On: 966684 1078022
Blocks: 959130 1101912
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Reported: 2013-05-03 01:02 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2014-10-17 03:37 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: libXext 1.3.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-10-16 02:08:19 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-05-03 01:02:35 EDT
Several integer overflow flaws leading to heap-based buffer overflows were found in libXext, an X.Org X11 libXext runtime library.

       Affected functions:  XcupGetReservedColormapEntries(),
          XcupStoreColors(), XdbeGetVisualInfo(), XeviGetVisualInfo(),
          XShapeGetRectangles(), XSyncListSystemCounters()
Comment 1 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:28:09 EDT
Created attachment 743923 [details]
Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:29:09 EDT
Created attachment 743924 [details]
Comment 3 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:30:31 EDT
Created attachment 743926 [details]
Comment 4 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:31:07 EDT
Created attachment 743927 [details]
Comment 5 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:31:34 EDT
Created attachment 743928 [details]
Comment 6 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:32:08 EDT
Created attachment 743929 [details]
Comment 7 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-05 21:36:15 EDT
Created attachment 743930 [details]
Comment 15 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 11:27:23 EDT
Public via:
Comment 17 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 12:46:20 EDT
These issues affect the versions of the libXext package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and 18. Please schedule an update.
Comment 18 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 12:48:20 EDT
Created libXext tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 966684]
Comment 19 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 13:03:09 EDT
External References:
Comment 20 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-27 23:05:16 EDT
All packages in stable, closing.
Comment 22 Fedora Update System 2013-06-02 23:02:33 EDT
libXext-1.3.1-3.20130524gitdfe6e1f3b.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 23 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-04 23:31:17 EDT
This issue affects the version of libXext as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 24 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-04 23:45:41 EDT

This issue affects the libXext package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as it is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle:
Comment 25 Fedora Update System 2013-06-07 23:41:40 EDT
libXext-1.3.2-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 27 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-14 01:05:01 EDT
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:1436

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