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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6429

Multiple integer overflows in X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a GetVisualInfo request containing a 32-bit value that is improperly used to calculate an amount of memory for allocation by the EVI extension, or (2) a request containing values related to pixmap size that are improperly used in management of shared memory by the MIT-SHM extension.
Publish Date : 2008-01-18 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 362

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-12-04 2008-01-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6429 unix
DSA-1466 xfree86 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8106 unix
DSA-1466-2 libxfont xfree86 xorg-server - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20244 unix
ELSA-2008:0031: xorg-x11-server security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22333 unix
HP-UX Running Xserver, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19332 unix
Multiple integer overflows in X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11045 unix
Multiple vulnerabilities in the X server oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20793 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
RHSA-2008:0031: xorg-x11-server security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080031 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-2007-6429

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application EVI Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mit-shm Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xserver 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions EVI 1 Mit-shm 1 Xserver 1

- References For CVE-2007-6429
XF xorg-evi-bo(39763)
XF xorg-mitshm-overflow(39764)
VUPEN ADV-2008-0179
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
VUPEN ADV-2008-0703
VUPEN ADV-2008-0497
VUPEN ADV-2008-0184
BID 27353 X.Org X Server 'EVI' Extension Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-21
BID 27336 RETIRED: X.Org X Server Local Privilege Escalation and Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-01-18
BID 27350 X.Org X Server 'MIT-SHM' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-21
OPENBSD [4.2] 20080208 006: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0029
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0030
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0031
BUGTRAQ 20080130 rPSA-2008-0032-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
OPENBSD [4.1] 20080208 012: SECURITY FIX: February 8, 2008
GENTOO GLSA-200805-07
SECTRACK 1019232
GENTOO GLSA-200804-05
GENTOO GLSA-200801-09
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:003
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:008
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:003
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
MLIST [xorg] 20080117 X.Org security advisory: multiple vulnerabilities in the X server
IDEFENSE 20080117 Multiple Vendor X Server EVI and MIT-SHM Extensions Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6429

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