Bug 1862258 (CVE-2020-14347) - CVE-2020-14347 xorg-x11-server: leak of uninitialized heap memory from the X server to clients in AllocatePixmap of dix/pixmap.c
Summary: CVE-2020-14347 xorg-x11-server: leak of uninitialized heap memory from the X ...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-14347
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: 1862319 1862320 1862517
Blocks: 1862265
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-07-30 20:07 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-08-31 03:12 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

Fixed In Version: xorg-server 1.20.9
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A flaw was found in the way the Xserver memory was not properly initialized. This issue leak parts of server memory to the X client. In cases where the Xorg server runs with elevated privileges, this flaw results in a possible ASLR bypass.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-07-30 20:07:40 UTC
Allocation for pixmap data in AllocatePixmap() does not initialize the memory in xserver, it leads to leak uninitialize heap memory to clients. When the X server runs with elevated privileges, this can lead to privilege elevation in the client.

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-07-31 03:18:39 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: X.org project
Upstream: Jan-Niklas Sohn (Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative)

Comment 4 msiddiqu 2020-07-31 15:33:13 UTC
Public via: 

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/07/31/2

Comment 5 msiddiqu 2020-07-31 15:33:35 UTC
Created xorg-x11-server tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1862517]

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-08-01 05:29:02 UTC
External References:

https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2020-July/003051.html


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