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PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2014 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201405-07 ] X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201405-07)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: May 15, 2014
Bug(s): #466222, #471098, #487360, #497836
ID: 201405-07

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org X Server,
allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

The X Window System is a graphical windowing system based on a
client/server model.


Affected Packages

Package: x11-base/xorg-server
Vulnerable: < 1.14.3-r2
Unaffected: >= 1.14.3-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X Server. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain
sensitive information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All X.Org X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.14.3-r2"
   


References

CVE-2013-1056
CVE-2013-1940
CVE-2013-1981
CVE-2013-1982
CVE-2013-1983
CVE-2013-1984
CVE-2013-1985
CVE-2013-1986
CVE-2013-1987
CVE-2013-1988
CVE-2013-1989
CVE-2013-1990
CVE-2013-1991
CVE-2013-1992
CVE-2013-1993
CVE-2013-1994
CVE-2013-1995
CVE-2013-1996
CVE-2013-1997
CVE-2013-1998
CVE-2013-1999
CVE-2013-2000
CVE-2013-2001
CVE-2013-2002
CVE-2013-2003
CVE-2013-2004
CVE-2013-2005
CVE-2013-2062
CVE-2013-2063
CVE-2013-2064
CVE-2013-2066
CVE-2013-4396
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