CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 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 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.


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:

CVSS v2 metrics

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 version 6 RHSA-2014:1436 October 13, 2014

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