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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2013-260) (CVE-2013-1940)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2013-260) (CVE-2013-1940)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/13/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

X.Org X server before 1.13.4 and 1.4.x before 1.14.1 does not properly restrict access to input events when adding a new hot-plug device, which might allow physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information, as demonstrated by reading passwords from a tty.

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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