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CVE-2007-4730 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the compNewPixmap function in compalloc.c in the Composite extension for the X.org X11 server before 1.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code by copying data from a large pixel depth pixmap into a smaller pixel depth pixmap.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/11/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/26/2007)

This flaw was fixed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in RHSA-2007-0898: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0898.html Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not affected by this flaw. More information can be found here: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=285991 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3 do not support the composite extension and are not vulnerable to this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7447
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=191964
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2007-September/000378.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-16.xml
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-394.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0187
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1372 Patch
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200805-07.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:178
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:022
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_54_xorg.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0898.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25606
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018665
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-514-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3098
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36535
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1728
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10430

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10430
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10430

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4730
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017