Bug 959046 (CVE-2013-1982) - CVE-2013-1982 libXext: Multiple integer overflows leading to heap-based buffer-overflows
Summary: CVE-2013-1982 libXext: Multiple integer overflows leading to heap-based buffe...
Alias: CVE-2013-1982
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Hutterer
QA Contact:
Depends On: 966684 1078022
Blocks: 959130 1101912
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-05-03 05:02 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:44 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libXext 1.3.2
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-10-16 06:08:19 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:1436 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: X11 client libraries security, bug fix, and enhancement update 2014-10-14 01:06:02 UTC

Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-05-03 05:02:35 UTC
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 2013-05-06 01:28:09 UTC
Created attachment 743923 [details]

Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-06 01:29:09 UTC
Created attachment 743924 [details]

Comment 3 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-06 01:30:31 UTC
Created attachment 743926 [details]

Comment 4 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-06 01:31:07 UTC
Created attachment 743927 [details]

Comment 5 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-06 01:31:34 UTC
Created attachment 743928 [details]

Comment 6 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-06 01:32:08 UTC
Created attachment 743929 [details]

Comment 7 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-06 01:36:15 UTC
Created attachment 743930 [details]

Comment 15 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 15:27:23 UTC
Public via:

Comment 17 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 16:46:20 UTC
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 16:48:20 UTC
Created libXext tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 966684]

Comment 19 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 17:03:09 UTC
External References:


Comment 20 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-28 03:05:16 UTC
All packages in stable, closing.

Comment 22 Fedora Update System 2013-06-03 03:02:33 UTC
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 2013-06-05 03:31:17 UTC
This issue affects the version of libXext as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

Comment 24 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-05 03:45:41 UTC

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: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/

Comment 25 Fedora Update System 2013-06-08 03:41:40 UTC
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 05:05:01 UTC
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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