CVE-2012-2118

NameCVE-2012-2118
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the LogVHdrMessageVerb function in os/log.c in X.Org X11 1.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an input device name.
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)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs673148

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg-server (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2:1.16.4-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch2:1.19.2-1+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)2:1.19.2-1+deb9u4fixed
buster, bullseye, sid2:1.20.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xorg-serversource(unstable)2:1.12.1.902-1high673148
xorg-serversourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - xorg-server <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.10)
http://lists.x.org/pipermail/xorg-devel/2012-May/031411.html

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