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CVE-2016-5407 Detail

Current Description

The (1) XvQueryAdaptors and (2) XvQueryEncodings functions in X.org libXv before 1.0.11 allow remote X servers to trigger out-of-bounds memory access operations via vectors involving length specifications in received data.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/04/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/04/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93368 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036945 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXv/commit/?id=d9da580b46a28ab497de2e94fdc7b9ff953dab17 Issue Tracking Patch
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/3IA7BLB4C3JOYVU6UASGUJQJKUF6TO7E/ Tool Signature
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/AE2VJOFA3EZA566RERQB54TFY56FROZR/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2016-October/002720.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201704-03

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:x.org:libxv:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.0.10

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5407
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017