Current Description

libICE in XFree86 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by specifying a large value which is not properly checked by the SKIP_STRING macro.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 19, 2000
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationOpen GroupX11.0r5*******
    2.3ApplicationOpen GroupX11.0r6*******
    2.3ApplicationOpen GroupX11.0r6.1*******
    2.3ApplicationOpen GroupX11.0r6.2*******
    2.3ApplicationOpen GroupX11.0r6.3*******
    2.3ApplicationOpen GroupX11.0r6.4*******
    2.3ApplicationXfree86 ProjectX11r63.3.3*******
    2.3ApplicationXfree86 ProjectX11r63.3.4*******
    2.3ApplicationXfree86 ProjectX11r63.3.5*******
    2.3ApplicationXfree86 ProjectX11r63.3.6*******
    2.3ApplicationXfree86 ProjectX11r64.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

Gnome Gdm 1.0, 1.1
Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 3.3.5, 3.3.6, 4.0
Open Group X 11.0r5, 11.0r6, 11.0r6.1, 11.0r6.2, 11.0r6.3, 11.0r6.4


20000619 XFree86: libICE DoS Advisory
1369 Patch Vendor Advisory