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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-15861: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2020-1433)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2018-15861: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2020-1433)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/25/2018
Created
06/05/2020
Added
06/04/2020
Modified
06/04/2020

Description

Unchecked NULL pointer usage in ExprResolveLhs in xkbcomp/expr.c in xkbcommon before 0.8.2 could be used by local attackers to crash (NULL pointer dereference) the xkbcommon parser by supplying a crafted keymap file that triggers an xkb_intern_atom failure.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-common
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-source
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xdmx
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xephyr
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xnest
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xorg
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xvfb
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xwayland

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