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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7943): libx11 vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7943): libx11 vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/13/2018
Modified
09/14/2018

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libx11-6
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libx11-dev

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