CVE-2016-7949 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) XvQueryAdaptors and (2) XvQueryEncodings functions in X.org libXrender before 0.9.10 allow remote X servers to trigger out-of-bounds write operations via vectors involving length fields.


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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/93366 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036945 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXrender/commit/?id=9362c7ddd1af3b168953d0737877bc52d79c94f4 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/7WCKZFMZ76APAVMIRCUKKHEB4GAS7ZUP/ Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZHUT5YOSWVMBJNWZGUQNZRBFIZKRM4A6/ 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-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7949
NVD Published Date:
12/13/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
SUSE