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CVE-2016-7943

Published: 13 December 2016

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.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
libx11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic
Released (2:1.6.4-1)
precise
Released (2:1.4.99.1-0ubuntu2.4)
trusty
Released (2:1.6.2-1ubuntu2.1)
upstream
Released (1.6.4)
xenial
Released (2:1.6.3-1ubuntu2.1)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libX11/commit/?id=8c29f1607a31dac0911e45a0dd3d74173822b3c9