CVE-2006-1526

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2006-05-02
Bugzilla:
1618042: CVE-2006-1526 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the X render (Xrender) extension in X.org X server 6.8.0 up to allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), as demonstrated by the (1) XRenderCompositeTriStrip and (2) XRenderCompositeTriFan requests in the rendertest from XCB xcb/xcb-demo, which leads to an incorrect memory allocation due to a typo in an expression that uses a "&" instead of a "*" operator. NOTE: the subject line of the original announcement used an incorrect CVE number for this issue.

Find out more about CVE-2006-1526 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xorg-x11) RHSA-2006:0451 2006-05-04
Last Modified

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