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CVE-2017-12185 Detail

Current Description

xorg-x11-server before 1.19.5 was missing length validation in MIT-SCREEN-SAVER extension allowing malicious X client to cause X server to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1509215 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=cad5a1050b7184d828aef9c1dd151c3ab649d37e Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00032.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4000 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-391 Unchecked Error Condition Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:x.org:xorg-server
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Up to (excluding)
1.19.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12185
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019