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Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-05-23
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 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 and NIST NVD.


The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw in libXvMC.

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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