Bug 960347 - (CVE-2013-1999) CVE-2013-1999 libXvMC: Array Index error leading to heap-based OOB write
CVE-2013-1999 libXvMC: Array Index error leading to heap-based OOB write
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20130523,repor...
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Depends On: 966817 1078041
Blocks: 959130 1101912
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Reported: 2013-05-07 01:11 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2014-10-17 03:43 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: libXvMC 1.0.8
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Last Closed: 2014-10-16 02:17:38 EDT
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-05-07 01:11:53 EDT
An Array index error leading to heap-based buffer OOB write flaw were found in the libXvMC, X.Org X11 libXvMC 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:  XvMCGetDRInfo()
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 12:02:37 EDT
Public via:
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-05-23 23:57:03 EDT
Created libXvMC tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 966817]
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-05-26 23:23:35 EDT
libXvMC-1.0.7-6.20130524gite9415ddef.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Peter Hutterer 2013-06-02 19:33:38 EDT
libXvMC-1.0.7-6.20130524gite9415ddef.fc19 includes those fixes, but we forgot to update the git sha in the package NVR. The actual commit is 8c164524d229adb6141fda.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2013-06-02 23:04:51 EDT
libXvMC-1.0.7-6.20130524gite9415ddef.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-04 23:38:04 EDT
This issue affects the version of libXvMC as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.
Comment 9 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-04 23:49:00 EDT
Statement:

This issue affects the libXvMC 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/
Comment 10 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-17 05:48:19 EDT
External References:

http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2013-05-23
Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2013-07-18 02:07:45 EDT
libXvMC-1.0.8-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-14 01:05:34 EDT
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

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