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Cent OS: CESA-2008:0503: CESA-2008:0503 (xorg-x11)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/14/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Important: xorg-x11 security update

The xorg-x11 packages contain X.Org, an open source implementation of the X Window System. It provides the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user interfaces are designed upon.

An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's Security and Record extensions. A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-1377)

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in X.org's Render extension. A malicious authorized client could exploit these issues to cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-2360, CVE-2008-2361)

An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's MIT-SHM extension. A client connected to the X.org server could read arbitrary server memory. This could result in the sensitive data of other users of the X.org server being disclosed. (CVE-2008-1379)

Users of xorg-x11 should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-deprecated-libs
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-deprecated-libs-devel
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-devel
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-doc
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-font-utils
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-libs
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-mesa-libgl
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-mesa-libglu
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-sdk
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-tools
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-twm
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-xauth
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-xdm
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-xdmx
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-xfs
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-xnest
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-xvfb

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