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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-7943: libX11 security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-7943: libX11 security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
12/05/2019
Added
12/04/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

The XListFonts function in X.org libX11 before 1.6.4 might allow remote X servers to gain privileges via vectors involving length fields, which trigger out-of-bounds write operations.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-libx11
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-libx11-common
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-libx11-devel

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