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CVE-2017-10972 Detail

Current Description

Uninitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling of the X.Org X Server before 2017-06-19 allowed authenticated malicious users to access potentially privileged data from the X server.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3905
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99543 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=05442de962d3dc624f79fc1a00eca3ffc5489ced Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-665 Improper Initialization NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:x.org:xorg-server
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.19.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-10972
NVD Published Date:
07/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019