CVE-2017-10971

NameCVE-2017-10971
DescriptionIn the X.Org X server before 2017-06-19, a user authenticated to an X Session could crash or execute code in the context of the X Server by exploiting a stack overflow in the endianness conversion of X Events.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1026-1, DSA-3905-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs867492

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xorg-server (PTS)wheezy2:1.12.4-6+deb7u6vulnerable
wheezy (security)2:1.12.4-6+deb7u8fixed
jessie (security), jessie2:1.16.4-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:1.19.2-1+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)2:1.19.3-2medium867492
xorg-serversourcejessie2:1.16.4-1+deb8u1mediumDSA-3905-1
xorg-serversourcestretch2:1.19.2-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-3905-1
xorg-serversourcewheezy2:1.12.4-6+deb7u7mediumDLA-1026-1

Notes

https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=ba336b24052122b136486961c82deac76bbde455
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=8caed4df36b1f802b4992edcfd282cbeeec35d9d
https://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=215f894965df5fb0bb45b107d84524e700d2073c
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/07/06/6

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