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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4818

The GLX extension in X.Org xserver 1.7.7 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted request that triggers a client swap in glx/glxcmdsswap.c; or (2) a crafted length or (3) a negative value in the screen field in a request to glx/glxcmds.c.
Publish Date : 2012-09-05 Last Update Date : 2012-09-06
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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 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 ServiceExecute Code

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2011-09-22 2011-09-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4818 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1359 -- xorg-x11-server security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27510 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:1359: xorg-x11-server security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23107 unix
ELSA-2011:1359: xorg-x11-server security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23763 unix
RHSA-2011:1359: xorg-x11-server security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111359 unix
RHSA-2011:1359: xorg-x11-server security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21941 unix
RHSA-2011:1360: xorg-x11 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111360 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-2010-4818

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application 1.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions 1

- References For CVE-2010-4818
REDHAT RHSA-2011:1360
MLIST [oss-security] 20110922 CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls
MLIST [oss-security] 20110923 Re: CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20110923 Re: CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4818

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

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