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CVE-2007-2437 Detail

Description

The X render (Xrender) extension in X.org X Window System 7.0, 7.1, and 7.2, with Xserver 1.3.0 and earlier, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via crafted values to the (1) XRenderCompositeTrapezoids and (2) XRenderAddTraps functions, which trigger a divide-by-zero error.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/25/2007)

Red Hat does not consider a user assisted client crash such as this to be a security flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102901-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200067-1
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0027.jsp Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23741
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017984 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1601
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1658
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33976

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2437
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017