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


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in 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.


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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