ID CVE-2007-4990
Summary The swap_char2b function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values that specify an arbitrary number of bytes to be swapped on the heap, which triggers heap corruption.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:x.org:x_font_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:x.org:x_font_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 15-10-2018 - 21:39)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:14:53.412-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description The swap_char2b function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values that specify an arbitrary number of bytes to be swapped on the heap, which triggers heap corruption.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11599
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The swap_char2b function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values that specify an arbitrary number of bytes to be swapped on the heap, which triggers heap corruption.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0029
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0030
rpms
  • XFree86-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-100dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-75dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-14-100dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-14-75dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-15-100dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-15-75dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-2-100dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-2-75dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-9-100dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-ISO8859-9-75dpi-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-Mesa-libGL-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-Mesa-libGLU-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-Xnest-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-Xvfb-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-base-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-cyrillic-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-devel-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-doc-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-font-utils-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-libs-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-libs-data-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-sdk-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-syriac-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-tools-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-truetype-fonts-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-twm-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-xauth-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-xdm-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • XFree86-xfs-0:4.3.0-126.EL
  • xorg-x11-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-libGL-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-libGLU-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-Xdmx-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-Xnest-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-Xvfb-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-deprecated-libs-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-deprecated-libs-devel-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-devel-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-doc-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-font-utils-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-libs-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-sdk-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-tools-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-twm-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-xauth-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-xdm-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
  • xorg-x11-xfs-0:6.8.2-1.EL.33.0.2
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
bid 25898
bugtraq 20071003 rPSA-2007-0205-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
confirm
fedora FEDORA-2007-4263
gentoo GLSA-200710-11
hp
  • HPSBUX02303
  • SSRT071468
idefense 20071002 Multiple Vendor X Font Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
mandriva MDKSA-2007:210
mlist [xorg-announce] 20071002 [ANNOUNCE] X.Org security advisory: multiple vulnerabilities in X font server
sectrack 1018763
secunia
  • 27040
  • 27052
  • 27060
  • 27176
  • 27228
  • 27240
  • 27560
  • 28004
  • 28514
  • 28536
  • 28542
  • 29420
sunalert
  • 103114
  • 200642
suse SUSE-SA:2007:054
vupen
  • ADV-2007-3337
  • ADV-2007-3338
  • ADV-2007-3467
  • ADV-2008-0149
  • ADV-2008-0924
xf xfs-queryxbitmaps-queryxextents-bo(36920)
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-10-08
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-4990 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Last major update 15-10-2018 - 21:39
Published 05-10-2007 - 21:17
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