CVE-2016-7944

Published: 13 December 2016

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.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
libxfixes
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1:5.0.1-2+deb8u1, 5.0.3)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (1:5.0.3-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (1:5.0.3-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1:5.0.3-1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
Patches:
Upstream: https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXfixes/commit/?id=61c1039ee23a2d1de712843bed3480654d7ef42e