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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-15856): libxkbcommon vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-15856): libxkbcommon vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/25/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/17/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

An infinite loop when reaching EOL unexpectedly in compose/parser.c (aka the keymap parser) in xkbcommon before 0.8.1 could be used by local attackers to cause a denial of service during parsing of crafted keymap files.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxkbcommon-x11-0
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libxkbcommon0

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