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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-1940: X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-1940: X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/13/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

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)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-base-xorg-server

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