Bug 959112 (CVE-2013-2004) - CVE-2013-2004 libX11: unbounded recursion leading to stack-overflow
Summary: CVE-2013-2004 libX11: unbounded recursion leading to stack-overflow
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-2004
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 966680 1078019
Blocks: 959130 1101912
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Reported: 2013-05-03 07:46 UTC by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:43 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libX11 1.5.99.902 (1.6 RC2)
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Two stack-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libX11, the Core X11 protocol client library, processed certain user-specified files. A malicious X11 server could possibly use this flaw to crash an X11 client via a specially crafted file.
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Last Closed: 2014-10-16 06:17:19 UTC


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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 07:46:25 UTC
IssueDescription:

Two stack-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way libX11, the Core X11 protocol client library, processed certain user-specified files. A malicious X11 server could possibly use this flaw to crash an X11 client via a specially crafted file.

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 16:10:23 UTC
Public via:
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3

Comment 5 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 16:37:12 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the libX11 package, as shipped with Fedora release of 17 and 18. Please schedule an update.

Comment 6 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 16:39:16 UTC
Created libX11 tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 966680]

Comment 7 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-05-23 17:02:29 UTC
External References:

http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2013-05-23

Comment 8 Peter Hutterer 2013-05-28 03:02:47 UTC
All packages in stable, closing.

Comment 10 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-05 03:36:41 UTC
This issue affects the version of libX11 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

Comment 11 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-06-05 03:48:29 UTC
Statement:

This issue affects the libX11 package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low 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 13 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-14 05:05:27 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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