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PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201811-01 ] X.Org X11 library Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: X.Org X11 library: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201811-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-11-09
Bug(s): #664184
ID: 201811-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org X11 library, the
worst of which could allow for remote code execution.


Background

X.Org is an implementation of the X Window System. The X.Org X11 library
provides the X11 protocol library files.


Affected Packages

Package: x11-libs/libX11
Vulnerable: < 1.6.6
Unaffected: >= 1.6.6
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X11 library.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server,
could cause the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All X.Org X11 library users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libX11-1.6.6"
   


References

CVE-2018-14598
CVE-2018-14599
CVE-2018-14600
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