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Ubuntu: USN-3362-1 (CVE-2017-10971): X.Org X server vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3362-1 (CVE-2017-10971): X.Org X server vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/24/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

In the X.Org X server before 2017-06-19, a user authenticated to an X Session could crash or execute code in the context of the X Server by exploiting a stack overflow in the endianness conversion of X Events.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-xserver-xorg-core
  • ubuntu-upgrade-xserver-xorg-core-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-xserver-xorg-core-lts-xenial

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