Upstream information

CVE-2007-4990 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 308066 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • xorg-x11 >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-32bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-64bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-devel >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-devel-32bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-devel-64bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Mesa-devel-static >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Xnest >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Xprt >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Xvfb >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-devel >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-devel-32bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-devel-64bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-doc >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-driver-options >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-fonts-cyrillic >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-fonts-scalable >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-fonts-syriac >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-libs >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-libs-32bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-libs-64bit >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-man >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-sdk >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-server >= 6.8.2-100.13
  • xorg-x11-server-glx >= 6.8.2-100.13
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • xorg-x11 >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-Xnest >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-Xprt >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-Xvfb >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-Xvnc >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-devel >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-devel-32bit >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-devel-64bit >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-doc >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-driver-options >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-fonts-cyrillic >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-fonts-scalable >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-fonts-syriac >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-libs >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-libs-32bit >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-libs-64bit >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-man >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-sdk >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-server >= 6.9.0-50.52
  • xorg-x11-server-glx >= 6.9.0-50.52