CVE-2007-4730 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

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