CVE Database

CVE-2013-1999

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-05-23
CWE: CWE-129->CWE-122
Bugzilla: 960347: CVE-2013-1999 libXvMC: Array Index error leading to heap-based OOB write

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in X.org libXvMC 1.0.7 and earlier allows X servers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted length or index values to the XvMCGetDRInfo function.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1999 from the MITRE CVE 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

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

External References

http://www.x.org/wiki/Development/Security/Advisory-2013-05-23

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