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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12183

xorg-x11-server before 1.19.5 was missing length validation in XFIXES extension allowing malicious X client to cause X server to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Publish Date : 2018-01-24 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12183

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application X.org Xorg-server * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
X.org Xorg-server 1

- References For CVE-2017-12183

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1509224 CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00032.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171122 [SECURITY] [DLA 1186-1] xorg-server security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4000
DEBIAN DSA-4000
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-05
GENTOO GLSA-201711-05
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=55caa8b08c84af2b50fbc936cf334a5a93dd7db5 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12183

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


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