CVE-2018-14600

NameCVE-2018-14600
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in libX11 through 1.6.5. The function XListExtensions in ListExt.c interprets a variable as signed instead of unsigned, resulting in an out-of-bounds write (of up to 128 bytes), leading to DoS or remote code execution.
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-1482-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libx11 (PTS)stretch2:1.6.4-3+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2:1.6.4-3+deb9u2fixed
buster2:1.6.7-1fixed
bullseye, sid2:1.6.10-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libx11sourcejessie2:1.6.2-3+deb8u2DLA-1482-1
libx11sourcestretch2:1.6.4-3+deb9u1
libx11source(unstable)2:1.6.6-1low

Notes

[wheezy] - libx11 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/lib/libx11/commit/dbf72805fd9d7b1846fe9a11b46f3994bfc27fea

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