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CVE-2013-1997

Published: 23 May 2013

Multiple buffer overflows in X.org libX11 1.5.99.901 (1.6 RC1) and earlier allow X servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted length or index values to the (1) XAllocColorCells, (2) _XkbReadGetDeviceInfoReply, (3) _XkbReadGeomShapes, (4) _XkbReadGetGeometryReply, (5) _XkbReadKeySyms, (6) _XkbReadKeyActions, (7) _XkbReadKeyBehaviors, (8) _XkbReadModifierMap, (9) _XkbReadExplicitComponents, (10) _XkbReadVirtualModMap, (11) _XkbReadGetNamesReply, (12) _XkbReadGetMapReply, (13) _XimXGetReadData, (14) XListFonts, (15) XListExtensions, and (16) XGetFontPath functions.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libx11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid
Released (2:1.3.2-1ubuntu3.1)
precise
Released (2:1.4.99.1-0ubuntu2.1)
quantal
Released (2:1.5.0-1ubuntu0.1)
raring
Released (2:1.5.0-1ubuntu1.1)
upstream Pending
(1.5.99.902)