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Mesa "validate_uniform_parameters()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2012-12-05    Views:  991

Secunia Advisory SA51489

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Mesa, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "validate_uniform_parameters()" function (main/uniform_query.cpp) when handling certain uniform values and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 8.0.5 and prior.


Solution:
No official solution is currently available.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Originally reported by miaubiz in Google Chrome.

Original Advisory:
http://www.mail-archive.com/mesa-dev@lists.freedesktop.org/msg29015.html

Deep Links:
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