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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4568

Integer overflow in the build_range function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) QueryXBitmaps and (2) QueryXExtents protocol requests with crafted size values, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-10-05 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-4568 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-09-06 2007-10-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4568 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20074568 unix
Integer overflow in the build_range function in X.Org X Font Server (xfs) before 1.0.5 allows context-dependent attacker... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10882 unix
RHSA-2008:0029: XFree86 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080029 unix
RHSA-2008:0030: xorg-x11 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080030 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-4568

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application X.org X Font Server 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application X.org X Font Server 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application X.org X Font Server 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
X.org X Font Server 3

- References For CVE-2007-4568

http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12298 CONFIRM
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=194606 CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307430 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Feb/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-02-11
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27052
SECUNIA 27052
http://secunia.com/advisories/27040
SECUNIA 27040
http://secunia.com/advisories/27060
SECUNIA 27060
http://secunia.com/advisories/27168
SECUNIA 27168
http://secunia.com/advisories/27176
SECUNIA 27176
http://secunia.com/advisories/27228
SECUNIA 27228
http://secunia.com/advisories/27240
SECUNIA 27240
http://secunia.com/advisories/27560
SECUNIA 27560
http://secunia.com/advisories/28004
SECUNIA 28004
http://secunia.com/advisories/28536
SECUNIA 28536
http://secunia.com/advisories/28542
SECUNIA 28542
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://secunia.com/advisories/28891
SECUNIA 28891
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103114-1
SUNALERT 103114
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-11
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200642-1
SUNALERT 200642
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1385
DEBIAN DSA-1385
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3337
VUPEN ADV-2007-3337
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3338
VUPEN ADV-2007-3338
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3467
VUPEN ADV-2007-3467
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0495/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0495
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:210
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:210
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_54_xorg.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:054
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/481432/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071003 rPSA-2007-0205-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0030.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0030
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0029.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0029
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36919
XF xfs-protocol-requests-bo(36919)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25898
BID 25898 X.Org X Font Server Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-19
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018763
SECTRACK 1018763
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00352.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4263
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1756 CONFIRM
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=602
IDEFENSE 20071002 Multiple Vendor X Font Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-043B.html
CERT TA08-043B
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2007-October/000416.html
MLIST [xorg-announce] 20071002 [ANNOUNCE] X.Org security advisory: multiple vulnerabilities in X font server

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4568

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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