The GLX extension in XFree86 4.0, X.Org X Window System (aka X11 or X) X11R6.7, and X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted length or index value to the (1) __glXDisp_Render, (2) __glXDisp_RenderLarge, (3) __glXDispSwap_VendorPrivate, (4) __glXDispSwap_VendorPrivateWithReply, (5) set_client_info, (6) __glXDispSwap_SetClientInfoARB, (7) DoSwapInterval, (8) DoGetProgramString, (9) DoGetString, (10) __glXDispSwap_RenderMode, (11) __glXDisp_GetCompressedTexImage, (12) __glXDispSwap_GetCompressedTexImage, (13) __glXDisp_FeedbackBuffer, (14) __glXDispSwap_FeedbackBuffer, (15) __glXDisp_SelectBuffer, (16) __glXDispSwap_SelectBuffer, (17) __glXDisp_Flush, (18) __glXDispSwap_Flush, (19) __glXDisp_Finish, (20) __glXDispSwap_Finish, (21) __glXDisp_ReadPixels, (22) __glXDispSwap_ReadPixels, (23) __glXDisp_GetTexImage, (24) __glXDispSwap_GetTexImage, (25) __glXDisp_GetPolygonStipple, (26) __glXDispSwap_GetPolygonStipple, (27) __glXDisp_GetSeparableFilter, (28) __glXDisp_GetSeparableFilterEXT, (29) __glXDisp_GetConvolutionFilter, (30) __glXDisp_GetConvolutionFilterEXT, (31) __glXDisp_GetHistogram, (32) __glXDisp_GetHistogramEXT, (33) __glXDisp_GetMinmax, (34) __glXDisp_GetMinmaxEXT, (35) __glXDisp_GetColorTable, (36) __glXDisp_GetColorTableSGI, (37) GetSeparableFilter, (38) GetConvolutionFilter, (39) GetHistogram, (40) GetMinmax, or (41) GetColorTable function.
Published 2014-12-10 15:59:11
Updated 2023-02-13 00:42:39
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8098

0.72%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 78 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8098

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.5
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-8098

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-8098

Products affected by CVE-2014-8098

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