Bug 1473205 (CVE-2017-10972) - CVE-2017-10972 xorg-x11-server: Unitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling
Summary: CVE-2017-10972 xorg-x11-server: Unitialized data in endianness conversion in ...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-10972
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1473206 1910735
Blocks: 1473208
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-07-20 08:37 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2022-04-17 20:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:17:13 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-20 08:37:43 UTC
Uninitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling of the X.Org X Serverallowed authenticated malicious users to access potentially privileged data from the X server.


Upstream patch:

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=05442de962d3dc624f79fc1a00eca3ffc5489ced

References:

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1035283

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-20 08:38:32 UTC
Created xorg-x11-server tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1473206]


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