Bug 1037984 (CVE-2013-6424) - CVE-2013-6424 xorg-x11-server: integer underflow when handling trapezoids
Summary: CVE-2013-6424 xorg-x11-server: integer underflow when handling trapezoids
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-6424
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1043751 1043752 1043753 1043754 1043755 1043756
Blocks: 1037986
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-12-04 08:23 UTC by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:10 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2013-12-24 05:24:24 UTC


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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1868 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: xorg-x11-server security update 2013-12-20 15:58:21 UTC

Description Murray McAllister 2013-12-04 08:23:47 UTC
An integer underflow flaw was found in the X.Org server when handling trapezoids. A malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server.

References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q4/399
http://patchwork.freedesktop.org/patch/14769/

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-12-17 04:47:31 UTC
Note:

On Further investigation it was discovered that there may be a possibility of arbitrary user controlled code execution in this particular flaw. Security impact and the cvss2 scoring has been adjusted accordingly.

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2013-12-17 05:06:36 UTC
Created xorg-x11-server tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1043751]

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-20 10:59:31 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:1868 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1868.html


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