CVE-2015-8316

NameCVE-2015-8316
DescriptionArray index error in LightDM (aka Light Display Manager) 1.14.3, 1.16.x before 1.16.6 when the XDMCP server is enabled allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via an XDMCP request packet with no address.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lightdm (PTS)jessie1.10.3-3fixed
stretch1.18.3-1fixed
buster1.26.0-4fixed
bullseye1.26.0-5fixed
sid1.26.0-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lightdmsource(unstable)1.16.6-1medium
lightdmsourcejessie(not affected)
lightdmsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - lightdm <not-affected> (Affects 1.14.x, 1.16.x and development 1.17.x)
[wheezy] - lightdm <not-affected> (Affects 1.14.x, 1.16.x and development 1.17.x)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/21/2
https://bugs.launchpad.net/lightdm/+bug/15168
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~lightdm-team/lightdm/1.14/revision/2166 (1.14.x)
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~lightdm-team/lightdm/1.16/revision/2207 (1.16.x)

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