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CVE-2007-4568 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in the build_range function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/05/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4568
Original release date:
10/05/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/08/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-4568 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12298 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12298
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194606 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194606
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307430 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307430
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=602 Patch External Source IDEFENSE 20071002 Multiple Vendor X Font Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Feb/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-02-11
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2007-October/000416.html Patch External Source MLIST [xorg-announce] 20071002 [ANNOUNCE] X.Org security advisory: multiple vulnerabilities in X font server
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-11.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-11
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103114-1 External Source SUNALERT 103114
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200642-1 External Source SUNALERT 200642
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1385 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1385
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:210 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:210
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_54_xorg.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:054
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0029.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0029
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0030.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0030
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/481432/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20071003 rPSA-2007-0205-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25898 External Source BID 25898
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018763 External Source SECTRACK 1018763
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-043B.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-043B
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3337 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3337
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3338 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3338
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3467 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0495/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0495
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36919 External Source XF xfs-protocol-requests-bo(36919)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1756 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1756
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10882 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10882
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00352.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4263

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10882
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10882

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