CVE-2014-8091

NameCVE-2014-8091
DescriptionX.Org X Window System (aka X11 and X) X11R5 and X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3, when using SUN-DES-1 (Secure RPC) authentication credentials, does not check the return value of a malloc call, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and server crash) via a crafted connection request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-120-1, DSA-3095-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg-server (PTS)buster2:1.20.4-1+deb10u4fixed
buster (security)2:1.20.4-1+deb10u13fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2:1.20.11-1+deb11u11fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)2:21.1.7-3+deb12u5fixed
trixie, sid2:21.1.11-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xorg-serversourcesqueeze2:1.7.7-18+deb6u1DLA-120-1
xorg-serversourcewheezy2:1.12.4-6+deb7u5DSA-3095-1
xorg-serversource(unstable)2:1.16.2.901-1

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