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PostPosted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201711-05 ] X.Org Server Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201711-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-11-10
Bug(s): #635974
ID: 201711-05

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org Server, the worst
of which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: x11-base/xorg-server
Vulnerable: < 1.19.5
Unaffected: >= 1.19.5
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

Attackers could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Workaround

There is now know 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-1.19.5"
   


References


CVE-2017-12176


CVE-2017-12177


CVE-2017-12178


CVE-2017-12179


CVE-2017-12180


CVE-2017-12181


CVE-2017-12182


CVE-2017-12183
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