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Bug 1381869 (CVE-2016-7946) - CVE-2016-7946 libXi: Insufficient validation of server responses result in various data mishandlings
Summary: CVE-2016-7946 libXi: Insufficient validation of server responses result in va...
Alias: CVE-2016-7946
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1381870 1401672
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Reported: 2016-10-05 08:51 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2023-03-24 13:43 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libXi 1.7.7
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:59:30 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2016-10-05 08:51:45 UTC
It was found that when receiving a response from the server protocol data is not validated sufficiently. This results in various data mishandlings.

Upstream patch:

External References:

CVE assignment:

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2016-10-05 08:52:39 UTC
Created libXi tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1381870]

Comment 2 Peter Hutterer 2017-07-13 07:29:22 UTC
This was fixed as part of bug 1401672

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