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Multiple integer overflows in X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a GetVisualInfo request containing a 32-bit value that is improperly used to calculate an amount of memory for allocation by the EVI extension or (2) a request containing values related to pixmap size that are improperly used in management of shared memory by the MIT-SHM extension.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11045

Multiple integer overflows in X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a GetVisualInfo request containing a 32-bit value that is improperly used to calculate an amount of memory for allocation by the EVI extension or (2) a request containing values related to pixmap size that are improperly used in management of shared memory by the MIT-SHM extension.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-6429
Product(s):