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RHSA-2013:1620: xorg-x11-server security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2013:1620: xorg-x11-server security and bug fix update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/13/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

X.Org is an open source implementation of the X Window System. It providesthe basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical userinterfaces are designed upon.A flaw was found in the way the X.org X11 server registered new hot pluggeddevices. If a local user switched to a different session and plugged in anew device, input from that device could become available in the previoussession, possibly leading to information disclosure. (CVE-2013-1940)This issue was found by David Airlie and Peter Hutterer of Red Hat.This update also fixes the following bugs:All xorg-x11-server users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-common
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-source
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xdmx
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xephyr
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xnest
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xorg
  • redhat-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xvfb

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