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PostPosted: Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-30 ] X.Org Server Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-30)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local
Date: 2017-10-29
Bug(s): #493294, #611350, #633910
ID: 201710-30

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org Server the worst
of which could allow a local attacker to replace shared memory segments.


Background

The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X Window
System.


Affected Packages

Package: x11-base/xorg-server
Vulnerable: < 1.19.4
Unaffected: >= 1.19.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A local attacker could cause a global buffer overflow or a Denial of
Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time

Resolution

All X.Org Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.19.4"
   


References


CVE-2013-6424


CVE-2017-13721


CVE-2017-13723


CVE-2017-2624
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