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PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201504-06 ] X.Org X Server Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201504-06)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: April 17, 2015
Bug(s): #532086, #539692
ID: 201504-06

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: < 1.12.4-r4
Unaffected: >= 1.12.4-r4
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 remote attacker could possibly execute 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 X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.12.4-r4"
   


References

CVE-2014-8091
CVE-2014-8092
CVE-2014-8093
CVE-2014-8094
CVE-2014-8095
CVE-2014-8096
CVE-2014-8097
CVE-2014-8098
CVE-2014-8099
CVE-2014-8100
CVE-2014-8101
CVE-2014-8102
CVE-2014-8103
CVE-2015-0255
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