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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2020-14347: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2021-1592)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2020-14347: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2021-1592)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/05/2020
Created
01/28/2021
Added
01/27/2021
Modified
01/27/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the way xserver memory was not properly initialized. This could leak parts of server memory to the X client. In cases where Xorg server runs with elevated privileges, this could result in possible ASLR bypass. Xorg-server before version 1.20.9 is vulnerable.

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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