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Vulnerability Change Records for CVE-2014-8098

Change History

CVE Modified by Red Hat, Inc. 2/12/2023 7:42:38 PM

Action Type Old Value New Value
Removed CVSS V2
Red Hat, Inc. (AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Changed Description
Multiple out-of-bounds write flaws were found in the way the X.Org server calculated memory requirements for certain GLX extension requests. A malicious, authenticated client could use either of these flaws to crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
The GLX extension in XFree86 4.0, X.Org X Window System (aka X11 or X) X11R6.7, and X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted length or index value to the (1) __glXDisp_Render, (2) __glXDisp_RenderLarge, (3) __glXDispSwap_VendorPrivate, (4) __glXDispSwap_VendorPrivateWithReply, (5) set_client_info, (6) __glXDispSwap_SetClientInfoARB, (7) DoSwapInterval, (8) DoGetProgramString, (9) DoGetString, (10) __glXDispSwap_RenderMode, (11) __glXDisp_GetCompressedTexImage, (12) __glXDispSwap_GetCompressedTexImage, (13) __glXDisp_FeedbackBuffer, (14) __glXDispSwap_FeedbackBuffer, (15) __glXDisp_SelectBuffer, (16) __glXDispSwap_SelectBuffer, (17) __glXDisp_Flush, (18) __glXDispSwap_Flush, (19) __glXDisp_Finish, (20) __glXDispSwap_Finish, (21) __glXDisp_ReadPixels, (22) __glXDispSwap_ReadPixels, (23) __glXDisp_GetTexImage, (24) __glXDispSwap_GetTexImage, (25) __glXDisp_GetPolygonStipple, (26) __glXDispSwap_GetPolygonStipple, (27) __glXDisp_GetSeparableFilter, (28) __glXDisp_GetSeparableFilterEXT, (29) __glXDisp_GetConvolutionFilter, (30) __glXDisp_GetConvolutionFilterEXT, (31) __glXDisp_GetHistogram, (32) __glXDisp_GetHistogramEXT, (33) __glXDisp_GetMinmax, (34) __glXDisp_GetMinmaxEXT, (35) __glXDisp_GetColorTable, (36) __glXDisp_GetColorTableSGI, (37) GetSeparableFilter, (38) GetConvolutionFilter, (39) GetHistogram, (40) GetMinmax, or (41) GetColorTable function.
Removed Reference
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014:1982 [No Types Assigned]

Removed Reference
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014:1983 [No Types Assigned]

Removed Reference
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8098 [No Types Assigned]

Removed Reference
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1168707 [No Types Assigned]