Vulnerability CVE-2014-8098


Published: 2014-12-10

Description:
The GLX extension in XFree86 4.0, X.Org X Window System (aka X11 or X) X11R6.7, and X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted length or index value to the (1) __glXDisp_Render, (2) __glXDisp_RenderLarge, (3) __glXDispSwap_VendorPrivate, (4) __glXDispSwap_VendorPrivateWithReply, (5) set_client_info, (6) __glXDispSwap_SetClientInfoARB, (7) DoSwapInterval, (8) DoGetProgramString, (9) DoGetString, (10) __glXDispSwap_RenderMode, (11) __glXDisp_GetCompressedTexImage, (12) __glXDispSwap_GetCompressedTexImage, (13) __glXDisp_FeedbackBuffer, (14) __glXDispSwap_FeedbackBuffer, (15) __glXDisp_SelectBuffer, (16) __glXDispSwap_SelectBuffer, (17) __glXDisp_Flush, (18) __glXDispSwap_Flush, (19) __glXDisp_Finish, (20) __glXDispSwap_Finish, (21) __glXDisp_ReadPixels, (22) __glXDispSwap_ReadPixels, (23) __glXDisp_GetTexImage, (24) __glXDispSwap_GetTexImage, (25) __glXDisp_GetPolygonStipple, (26) __glXDispSwap_GetPolygonStipple, (27) __glXDisp_GetSeparableFilter, (28) __glXDisp_GetSeparableFilterEXT, (29) __glXDisp_GetConvolutionFilter, (30) __glXDisp_GetConvolutionFilterEXT, (31) __glXDisp_GetHistogram, (32) __glXDisp_GetHistogramEXT, (33) __glXDisp_GetMinmax, (34) __glXDisp_GetMinmaxEXT, (35) __glXDisp_GetColorTable, (36) __glXDisp_GetColorTableSGI, (37) GetSeparableFilter, (38) GetConvolutionFilter, (39) GetHistogram, (40) GetMinmax, or (41) GetColorTable function.

Type:

CWE-119

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.5/10
6.4/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
X.org -> X.org x11 
X.org -> Xfree86 
X.org -> Xorg-server 
X.org -> X11 
X -> X window system 
X -> Xfree86 
X -> Xorg-server 
X -> X.org x11 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0532.html
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3610
http://secunia.com/advisories/61947
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3095
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:119
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2015-2370101.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71606
http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2014-12-09/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-06

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