CVE-2016-7952

NameCVE-2016-7952
DescriptionX.org libXtst before 1.2.3 allows remote X servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a reply in the (1) XRecordStartOfData, (2) XRecordEndOfData, or (3) XRecordClientDied category without a client sequence and with attached data.
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)
ReferencesDLA-686-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs840444

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libxtst (PTS)jessie2:1.2.2-1+deb8u1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster, stretch2:1.2.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libxtstsource(unstable)2:1.2.3-1low840444
libxtstsourcejessie2:1.2.2-1+deb8u1medium
libxtstsourcewheezy2:1.2.1-1+deb7u2mediumDLA-686-1

Notes

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libXtst/commit/?id=9556ad67af3129ec4a7a4f4b54a0d59701beeae3

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