Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 18:24:40 -0400 (EDT) From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: Missing input sanitation in various X GLX calls For more information on this, please see our bugzilla entry: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2011-4818 I emailed ajax about this and it doesn't seem to be quite as scary as it sounds, and the bug has a good analysis of the various patches noted in the upstream bug report. ----- Original Message ----- > Hi, > > https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28823 > is a tracker bug for input sanitation lacking in various GLX X calls. > > Reporter is me@...fdog.net > > These can probably allow a attacker with access to the GLX calls > (typically just the logged in user) to crash the X server or execute > code within it. > > (Not thought about WebGL introduced crash potential here.) > > The lacking checks were reported and fixed in x.org git in 2010, so > they > probably need a 2010 CVE id. (Single one should be sufficient I > guess.) -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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