DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in the Render extension in the X server 1.4 in X.Org X11R7.3 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a (1) SProcRenderCreateLinearGradient, (2) SProcRenderCreateRadialGradient, or (3) SProcRenderCreateConicalGradient request with an invalid field specifying the number of bytes to swap in the request data, which triggers heap memory corruption.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1595-1, DTSA-141-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg-server (PTS)wheezy2:1.12.4-6+deb7u6fixed
wheezy (security)2:1.12.4-6+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security), jessie2:1.16.4-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:1.19.2-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid2:1.19.6-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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