CVE-2015-0255

NameCVE-2015-0255
DescriptionX.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 and 1.17.x before 1.17.1 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory or cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted string length value in a XkbSetGeometry request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-218-1, DSA-3160-1
NVD severitymedium (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+deb7u7fixed
jessie2:1.16.4-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2:1.16.4-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch2:1.19.2-1+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2:1.19.2-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid2:1.19.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xorg-serversource(unstable)2:1.16.4-1medium
xorg-serversourcesqueeze2:1.7.7-18+deb6u2mediumDLA-218-1
xorg-serversourcewheezy2:1.12.4-6+deb7u6mediumDSA-3160-1

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