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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2362

Multiple integer overflows in the Render extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a (1) SProcRenderCreateLinearGradient, (2) SProcRenderCreateRadialGradient, or (3) SProcRenderCreateConicalGradient request with an invalid field specifying the number of bytes to swap in the request data, which triggers heap memory corruption.
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 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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
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-2008-2362 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
Multiple integer overflows in the Render extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allow context-dependent attacker... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11246 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-2008-2362

# 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-2008-2362 CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-1983
VUPEN ADV-2008-1833
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
BID 29670 X.Org X server RENDER Extension Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-06-04
SECTRACK 1020245
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
GENTOO GLSA-200807-07
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0504
GENTOO GLSA-200806-07
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:019
IDEFENSE 20080611 Multiple Vendor X Server Render Extension Gradient Creation Integer Overflow Vulnerability CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2362

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