CVE-2016-7946

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-09-25
Bugzilla:
1381869: CVE-2016-7946 libXi: Insufficient validation of server responses result in various data mishandlings

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

X.org libXi before 1.7.7 allows remote X servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving length fields.

Find out more about CVE-2016-7946 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.9
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Adjacent Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libXi Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libXi Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libXi Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

External References

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