xorg-server: Fix CVE-2020-14347
|Reported by:||Douglas R. Reno||Owned by:||Douglas R. Reno|
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X.Org security advisory: July 31, 2020 X Server Pixel Data Uninitialized Memory Information Disclosure =============================================================== CVE-2020-14347 Allocation for pixmap data in AllocatePixmap() does not initialize the memory in xserver, it leads to leak uninitialize heap memory to clients. When the X server runs with elevated privileges. This flaw can lead to ASLR bypass, which when combined with other flaws (known/unknown) could lead to lead to privilege elevation in the client. Patch ===== A patch for this issue has been commited to the xorg server git repository. xorg-server 1.20.9 will be released shortly and will include this patch. https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver.git diff --git a/dix/pixmap.c b/dix/pixmap.c index 1186d7dbb..5a0146bbb 100644 --- a/dix/pixmap.c +++ b/dix/pixmap.c @@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ AllocatePixmap(ScreenPtr pScreen, int pixDataSize) if (pScreen->totalPixmapSize > ((size_t) - 1) - pixDataSize) return NullPixmap; - pPixmap = malloc(pScreen->totalPixmapSize + pixDataSize); + pPixmap = calloc(1, pScreen->totalPixmapSize + pixDataSize); if (!pPixmap) return NullPixmap; Thanks ====== This vulnerability was discovered by Jan-Niklas Sohn working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative. -- Matthieu Herrb
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