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(Sun Issues Fix) X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017956
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017956
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1667   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 26 2007
Original Entry Date:  Apr 25 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.0.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libx11. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted image that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an integer overflow in XGetPixel() and cause the target application to crash.

This was reported in a Debian bug report.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 119067-08 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 112785-62 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119059-26 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 8 with patch 119068-08 or later
* Solaris 9 with patch 112786-51 or later
* Solaris 10 with patch 119060-25 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102888-1

Vendor URL:  www.x.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  8, 9, 10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Apr 4 2007 X11 libx11 Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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