Vulnerability CVE-2013-2004


Published: 2013-06-15   Modified: 2013-06-16

Description:
The (1) GetDatabase and (2) _XimParseStringFile functions in X.org libX11 1.5.99.901 (1.6 RC1) and earlier do not restrict the recursion depth when processing directives to include files, which allows X servers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption) via a crafted file.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
X -> Libx11 

 References:
http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2013-05-23
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1854-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/23/3
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2693

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