Bug 2242253 (CVE-2023-43786) - CVE-2023-43786 libX11: stack exhaustion from infinite recursion in PutSubImage()
Summary: CVE-2023-43786 libX11: stack exhaustion from infinite recursion in PutSubImage()
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2023-43786
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2243050
Blocks: 2240180
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Reported: 2023-10-05 07:19 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2023-10-12 10:37 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: libX11 1.8.7
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A vulnerability was found in libX11 due to an infinite loop within the PutSubImage() function. This flaw allows a local user to consume all available system resources and cause a denial of service condition.
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2023-10-05 07:19:06 UTC
A vulnerability was found in libX11 where the vulnerability exists due to infinite loop within the PutSubImage() function, a local user can consume all available system resources and cause denial of service conditions.

Comment 2 Sandipan Roy 2023-10-10 12:04:56 UTC
Created libX11 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2243050]


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