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CVE-2007-4730

Published: 11 September 2007

Buffer overflow in the compNewPixmap function in compalloc.c in the Composite extension for the X.org X11 server before 1.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code by copying data from a large pixel depth pixmap into a smaller pixel depth pixmap.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
xorg-server
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Notes

AuthorNote
kees
The vulnerable code is actually disabled by patches in edgy+

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