Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 960346
CVE-2013-1998 libXi: Multiple Array Index error leading to heap-based OOB write
Last modified: 2014-10-17 03:43:45 EDT
Multiple Array index errors leading to heap-based buffer OOB write flaws were found in the libXi, X.Org X11 libXi runtime library. When a X client is connected to a malcicious X server , (modified to return invalid values), it can cause arbirary code execution with the privileges of the user running the X client.
Affected functions: XGetDeviceButtonMapping(), _XIPassiveGrabDevice()
These issue affect the versions of the libXi package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and 18. Please schedule an update.
Created libXi tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 966698]
libXi-1.7.1-4.20130524git661c45ca1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
libXi-184.108.40.2061-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This issue affects the version of libXi as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
This issue affects the libXi 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: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Via RHSA-2014:1436 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1436.html