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CVE-2013-1990

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-05-23
CWE:
CWE-190->CWE-122
Bugzilla:
959070: CVE-2013-1990 libXvMC: Multiple integer overflows leading to heap-based buffer overflows

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in X.org libXvMC 1.0.7 and earlier allow X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer overflow via vectors related to the (1) XvMCListSurfaceTypes and (2) XvMCListSubpictureTypes functions.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1990 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the libXvMC package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as it is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
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 6 (libXvMC) RHSA-2014:1436 2014-10-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libXvMC Will not fix

External References

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