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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2010-4818

Severity High
Score 8.5/10

Summary

The GLX extension in X.Org xserver 1.7.7 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (server crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted request that triggers a client swap in glx/glxcmdsswap.c; or (2) a crafted length or (3) a negative value in the screen field in a request to glx/glxcmds.c.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • SINGLE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published