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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-3472: X.Org X Server: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-3472: X.Org X Server: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/26/2021
Created
05/04/2021
Added
05/03/2021
Modified
05/21/2021

Description

A flaw was found in xorg-x11-server in versions before 1.20.11. An integer underflow can occur in xserver which can lead to a local privilege escalation. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

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

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