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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1379

Integer overflow in the fbShmPutImage function in the MIT-SHM extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to read arbitrary process memory via crafted values for a Pixmap width and height.
Publish Date : 2008-06-16 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-04-03 2008-06-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1379 unix
DSA-1595 xorg-server -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8313 unix
DSA-1595-1 xorg-server - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20128 unix
ELSA-2008:0504: xorg-x11-server security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21810 unix
HP-UX Running Xserver, Remote Execution of Arbitrary Code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19771 unix
Integer overflow in the fbShmPutImage function in the MIT-SHM extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allows cont... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8966 unix
RHSA-2008:0502: XFree86 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080502 unix
RHSA-2008:0503: xorg-x11 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080503 unix
RHSA-2008:0504: xorg-x11-server security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080504 unix
USN-616-1 -- xorg-server vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17578 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1379

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application X X11 R7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
X X11 1

- References For CVE-2008-1379
XF xorg-fbshmputimage-information-disclosure(43016)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1983
VUPEN ADV-2008-3000
VUPEN ADV-2008-1833
BID 29669 X.Org X Server MIT-SHM Extension Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-05
BUGTRAQ 20080621 rPSA-2008-0201-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
BUGTRAQ 20080620 rPSA-2008-0200-1 xorg-server
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0503
GENTOO GLSA-200807-07
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0512
SECTRACK 1020246
GENTOO GLSA-200806-07
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0504
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12
MLIST [xorg] 20080611 X.Org security advisory june 2008 - Multiple vulnerabilities in X server extensions
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:027
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0502
IDEFENSE 20080611 Multiple Vendor X Server MIT-SHM Extension Information Disclosure Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1379

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