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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-7946

X.org libXi before 1.7.7 allows remote X servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving length fields.
Publish Date : 2016-12-13 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 284

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-7946

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application X.org Libxi 1.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
X.org Libxi 1

- References For CVE-2016-7946

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036945
SECTRACK 1036945
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXi/commit/?id=19a9cd607de73947fcfb104682f203ffe4e1f4e5 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/04/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20161004 Re: X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/04/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20161004 Re: X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201704-03
GENTOO GLSA-201704-03
https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2016-October/002720.html
MLIST [xorg-announce] 20161004 X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/KVTZ2XLPKLASQUIQA2GMKKAUOQIUMM7I/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-cabb6d7ef7
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/C3NTWIWSQ575GREBVAOUQUIMDL5CDVGP/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-8b122b0997
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93374
BID 93374 X.Org libXi CVE-2016-7946 Multiple Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-04-14

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-7946

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


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