CVE-2014-8098

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General

Score:6.5/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Buffer Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:Partial
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:Single

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2013-6424, CVE-2014-8091, CVE-2014-8092, CVE-2014-8093, CVE-2014-8094, CVE-2014-8095, CVE-2014-8096, CVE-2014-8097, CVE-2014-8099, CVE-2014-8100, CVE-2014-8101, CVE-2014-8102, CVE-2014-8103, CVE-2014-8298

Published on 10/12/14 - Updated on 17/10/18

Description

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.

Category: Buffer Error

CWE-119 (Buffer Errors)
The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2014-8098
Amazon Linux ALAS-2015-470
Arch Linux ASA-201412-10, ASA-201412-11, ASA-201412-12, ASA-201412-14
CentOS CESA-2014:1982, CESA-2014:1983
Debian DSA-3095-1
Debian LTSDLA-120-1
Oracle Linux ELSA-2014-1982, ELSA-2014-1983
Redhat RHSA-2014:1982, RHSA-2014:1983
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0045, SUSE-SU-2015:0047
Ubuntu USN-2436-1, USN-2438-1

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
debiandebian_linux
x.orgx11
x.orgxfree86
x.orgxorg-server

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