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Ubuntu: USN-3362-1 (CVE-2017-10972): X.Org X server vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3362-1 (CVE-2017-10972): X.Org X server vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/24/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Uninitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling of the X.Org X Server before 2017-06-19 allowed authenticated malicious users to access potentially privileged data from the X server.

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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