CVE-2016-7946

Published on: 12/13/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Fedora from Fedoraproject contain the following vulnerability:

X.org libXi before 1.7.7 allows remote X servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving length fields.

  • CVE-2016-7946 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - Re: X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20161004 Re: X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
X.Org libXi CVE-2016-7946 Multiple Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 93374
X Client Library Bugs Let Remote and Local Users Deny Service or Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036945
[SECURITY] Fedora 24 Update: libXi-1.7.7-1.fc24 - package-announce - Fedora Mailing-Lists Third Party Advisory
lists.fedoraproject.org
text/html
URL Logo FEDORA FEDORA-2016-cabb6d7ef7
X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries Vendor Advisory
lists.x.org
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [xorg-announce] 20161004 X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
oss-security - X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20161004 Re: X.Org security advisory: Protocol handling issues in X Window System client libraries
xorg/lib/libXi - X.org libXi Client library for XInput. Issue Tracking
Patch
cgit.freedesktop.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXi/commit/?id=19a9cd607de73947fcfb104682f203ffe4e1f4e5
X.Org: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201704-03) — Gentoo Security security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201704-03
[SECURITY] Fedora 25 Update: libXi-1.7.7-1.fc25 - package-announce - Fedora Mailing-Lists Third Party Advisory
lists.fedoraproject.org
text/html
URL Logo FEDORA FEDORA-2016-8b122b0997

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora24AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora25AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora24AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora25AllAllAll
ApplicationX.orgLibxiAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:x.org:libxi:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: