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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1983

Integer overflow in libXfixes 5.0 and earlier allows X servers to trigger allocation of insufficient memory and a buffer overflow via vectors related to the XFixesGetCursorImage function.
Publish Date : 2013-06-15 Last Update Date : 2013-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2676-1 libxfixes - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19908 unix
RHSA-2014:1436: X11 client libraries security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26759 unix
RHSA-2014:1436: X11 client libraries security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141436 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1097-1 -- Security update for xorg-x11-libXfixes oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25682 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1097-2 -- Security update for xorg-x11-libXfixes oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25568 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1183-1 -- Security update for xorg-x11 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25916 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0900-1 -- Security update for xorg-x11-libXfixes oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26146 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-2013-1983

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application X Libxfixes 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application X Libxfixes 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application X Libxfixes 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application X Libxfixes 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application X Libxfixes 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application X Libxfixes 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application X Libxfixes 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
X Libxfixes 7

- References For CVE-2013-1983
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1014
MLIST [oss-security] 20130523 Fwd: [ANNOUNCE] X.Org Security Advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1983

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