CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-08-22
Bugzilla: 740961: CVE-2010-4819 ProcRenderAddGlyphs input sanitization flaw


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ProcRenderAddGlyphs function in the Render extension (render/render.c) in X.Org xserver 1.7.7 and earlier allows local users to read arbitrary memory and possibly cause a denial of service (server crash) via unspecified vectors related to an "input sanitization flaw."

Find out more about CVE-2010-4819 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.3
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
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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