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CVE-2006-1526 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the X render (Xrender) extension in X.org X server 6.8.0 up to allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), as demonstrated by the (1) XRenderCompositeTriStrip and (2) XRenderCompositeTriFan requests in the rendertest from XCB xcb/xcb-demo, which leads to an incorrect memory allocation due to a typo in an expression that uses a "&" instead of a "*" operator. NOTE: the subject line of the original announcement used an incorrect CVE number for this issue.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-May/015136.html Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016018
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102339-1
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-02.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/633257 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:081
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_05_03.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.openbsd.org/errata38.html#xorg
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0451.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/436327/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17795
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1617
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6642
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26200
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9929
https://usn.ubuntu.com/280-1/

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:x.org:x11r6:6.7.0
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 cpe:/a:x.org:x11r6:6.8
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 cpe:/a:x.org:x11r6:6.8.1
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 cpe:/a:x.org:x11r6:6.9
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1526
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2018