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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
Description Last Modified:  10/05/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12298
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194606
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307430
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=602 Patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Feb/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2007-October/000416.html Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-11.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103114-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200642-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1385
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:210
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_54_xorg.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0029.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0030.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/481432/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25898
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018763
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-043B.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3337
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3338
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0495/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36919
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1756
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10882
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00352.html

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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4568
NVD Published Date:
10/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018