CVE-2017-10971 Detail

Current Description

In the X.Org X server before 2017-06-19, a user authenticated to an X Session could crash or execute code in the context of the X Server by exploiting a stack overflow in the endianness conversion of X Events.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3905
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99546 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1035283 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=215f894965df5fb0bb45b107d84524e700d2073c Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=8caed4df36b1f802b4992edcfd282cbeeec35d9d Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=ba336b24052122b136486961c82deac76bbde455 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-10971
NVD Published Date:
07/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE