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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2012-104) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2012-104) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/03/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The LockServer function in os/utils.c in X.Org xserver before 1.11.2 allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files to 444, read those files, and possibly cause a denial of service (removed execution permission) via a symlink attack on a temporary lock file.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-source
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xephyr
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xnest
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xvfb

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-source
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xephyr
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xnest
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xvfb

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