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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2361

Integer overflow in the ProcRenderCreateCursor function in the Render extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via unspecified request fields that are used to calculate a glyph buffer size, which triggers a dereference of unmapped memory.
Publish Date : 2008-06-16 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

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

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2361 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
Integer overflow in the ProcRenderCreateCursor function in the Render extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 all... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8978 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
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-2008-2361

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xorg X11 1

- References For CVE-2008-2361 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200806-07
SECTRACK 1020244
MLIST [xorg] 20080611 X.Org security advisory june 2008 - Multiple vulnerabilities in X server extensions CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-1983
VUPEN ADV-2008-1833
BID 29665 X.Org X Server RENDER Extension 'ProcRenderCreateCursor()' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-04
VUPEN ADV-2008-1803
BUGTRAQ 20080620 rPSA-2008-0200-1 xorg-server
BUGTRAQ 20080621 rPSA-2008-0201-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0503
GENTOO GLSA-200807-07
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0504
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0502
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:027
IDEFENSE 20080611 Multiple Vendor X Server Render Extension ProcRenderCreateCursor() Integer Overflow Vulnerability
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-02-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2361

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