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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      Last Modified:  05/02/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2437
Original release date:
05/02/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
5.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102901-1 External Source SUNALERT 102901
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200067-1 External Source SUNALERT 200067
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0027.jsp Patch External Source MISC http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0027.jsp
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23741 External Source BID 23741
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017984 Patch External Source SECTRACK 1017984
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1601 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1601
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1658 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1658
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33976 External Source XF xorg-xrender-dos(33976)

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