CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-09-21
Bugzilla: 740954: CVE-2010-4818 multiple GLX input sanitization flaws


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The GLX extension in X.Org xserver 1.7.7 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted request that triggers a client swap in glx/glxcmdsswap.c; or (2) a crafted length or (3) a negative value in the screen field in a request to glx/glxcmds.c.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4818 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (xorg-x11) RHSA-2011:1360 October 06, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xorg-x11-server) RHSA-2011:1359 October 06, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (xorg-x11-server) RHSA-2011:1359 October 06, 2011

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