Access Restriction Bypass

Affecting libxfixes package, versions <1:5.0.1-2+deb8u1

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Overview

Integer overflow in X.org libXfixes before 5.0.3 on 32-bit platforms might allow remote X servers to gain privileges via a length value of INT_MAX, which triggers the client to stop reading data and get out of sync.

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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-2016-7944
CWE
CWE-190 CWE-264
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-LIBXFIXES-275470
Disclosed
13 Dec, 2016
Published
13 Dec, 2016