Out-of-bounds Write

Affecting libx11 package, versions <2:1.6.2-3+deb8u1

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Overview

The XListFonts function in X.org libX11 before 1.6.4 might allow remote X servers to gain privileges via vectors involving length fields, which trigger out-of-bounds write operations.

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CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-7943
CWE
CWE-787
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-LIBX11-339100
Disclosed
13 Dec, 2016
Published
13 Dec, 2016