Vulnerability identifier: #VU53336
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of color names within the XLookupColor() function. A local user can run a specially crafted application on the system and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
libx11: 220.127.116.11 - 1.7.0
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?