Bug 1381922 (CVE-2016-7952) - CVE-2016-7952 libXtst: Insufficient validation of server responses result in various data mishandlings
Summary: CVE-2016-7952 libXtst: Insufficient validation of server responses result in ...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-7952
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1381923
Blocks: 1381939
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-10-05 11:29 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:59:37 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-10-05 11:29:41 UTC
It was found that when receiving a response from the server protocol data is not validated sufficiently. This results in various data mishandlings.

Upstream patch:

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXtst/commit/?id=9556ad67af3129ec4a7a4f4b54a0d59701beeae3

External References:

https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2016-October/002720.html

CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/17

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-10-05 11:30:19 UTC
Created libXtst tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1381923]


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