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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-14598) ELSA-2019-2079: Xorg security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-14598) ELSA-2019-2079: Xorg security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/21/2018
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
07/21/2020

Description

An issue was discovered in XListExtensions in ListExt.c in libX11 through 1.6.5. A malicious server can send a reply in which the first string overflows, causing a variable to be set to NULL that will be freed later on, leading to DoS (segmentation fault).

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gdm
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gdm-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-gdm-pam-extensions-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libx11
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libx11-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libx11-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxkbcommon
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxkbcommon-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-mesa-libglw
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-mesa-libglw-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-drv-ati
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-drv-vesa
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-drv-wacom
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-drv-wacom-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-source
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xdmx
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xephyr
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xnest
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xorg
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xvfb
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xwayland

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