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CVE-2013-4396 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText request that triggers memory-allocation failure.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1014561 "' A malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00056.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00060.html
http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2013-October/002332.html Vendor Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/10/08/6
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1426.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2784
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/62892
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1990-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1014561 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:6.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.6:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:x:x.org_x11:7.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4396
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016