Critical

CVE-2007-6427 - Resource Management Errors vulnerability in X.ORG X input/server

Publication: 2008-01-18
Summary

The XInput extension in X.Org Xserver before 1.4.1 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via requests related to byte swapping and heap corruption within multiple functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-4990.

Classification
CWE-399: Resource Management Errors

Risk level (CVSS 9.3)

Critical

9.3

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • X.ORG Xinput
  • X.ORG Xserver 1.4

References