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cve[email protected]CVE-2023-43786
HistoryOct 10, 2023 - 1:15 p.m.

CVE-2023-43786

2023-10-1013:15:22
CWE-400
CWE-835
web.nvd.nist.gov
434
21
cve-2023-43786
vulnerability
libx11
putsubimage()
denial of service

5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

5.7 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%

A vulnerability was found in libX11 due to an infinite loop within the PutSubImage() function. This flaw allows a local user to consume all available system resources and cause a denial of service condition.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
x.orglibx11Range<1.8.7
Node
redhatenterprise_linuxMatch8.0
OR
redhatenterprise_linuxMatch9.0
Node
fedoraprojectfedoraMatch38
CPENameOperatorVersion
x.org:libx11x.org libx11lt1.8.7

CNA Affected

[
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "libX11",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:1.6.8-8.el8",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::appstream"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "libX11",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:1.7.0-9.el9",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::appstream"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "libX11",
    "defaultStatus": "unknown",
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "libX11",
    "defaultStatus": "unknown",
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7"
    ]
  }
]

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5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

5.7 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%