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computer vulnerability alert CVE-2017-13721

X.Org Server: memory corruption via Xext/shm Shmseg Resource Id

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via Xext/shm Shmseg Resource Id of X.Org Server, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: Debian, Slackware, Ubuntu, XOrg Bundle ~ not comprehensive.
Severity: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/10/2017.
Identifiers: CVE-2017-13721, DSA-4000-1, SSA:2017-279-03, USN-3453-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-24026.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a memory corruption via Xext/shm Shmseg Resource Id of X.Org Server, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.

A detailed analysis was not performed for this bulletin.
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