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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2013-234) (CVE-2013-4396)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2013-234) (CVE-2013-4396)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/10/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText request that triggers memory-allocation failure.

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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