Buffer overflow in the X render (Xrender) extension in X.org X server
6.8.0 up to allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), as
demonstrated by the (1) XRenderCompositeTriStrip and (2)
XRenderCompositeTriFan requests in the rendertest from XCB
xcb/xcb-demo, which leads to an incorrect memory allocation due to a
typo in an expression that uses a "&" instead of a "*" operator.
NOTE: the subject line of the original announcement used an incorrect
CVE number for this issue.
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MLIST:[xorg] 20060502 [CVE-2006-1525] X.Org security advisory: Buffer overflow in the Xrender extension
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