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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12176: X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12176: X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/13/2017
Modified
02/09/2018

Description

xorg-x11-server before 1.19.5 was missing extra length validation in ProcEstablishConnection function allowing malicious X client to cause X server to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

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

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