[ GLSA 201711-05 ] X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201711-05
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 10, 2017
Bugs: #635974
ID: 201711-05

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org Server, the worst of
which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Background
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The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X
Window System.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 x11-base/xorg-server = 1.19.5

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org Server. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Impact
======

Attackers could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
condition.

Workaround
==========

There is now know workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All X.Org Server users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.19.5″

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12176
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12176
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-12177
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12177
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-12178
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12178
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-12179
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12179
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-12180
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12180
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-12181
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12181
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-12182
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12182
[ 8 ] CVE-2017-12183
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12183

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:
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Severity: Normal

Title: X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: November 10, 2017

Bugs: #635974

ID: 201711-05

 

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Synopsis

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org Server, the worst of

which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

 

Background

==========

 

The X.Org project provides an open source implementation of the X

Window System.

 

Affected packages

=================

 

——————————————————————-

Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected

——————————————————————-

1 x11-base/xorg-server < 1.19.5 >= 1.19.5

 

Description

===========

 

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org Server. Please

review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

 

Impact

======

 

Attackers could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service

condition.

 

Workaround

==========

 

There is now know workaround at this time.

 

Resolution

==========

 

All X.Org Server users should upgrade to the latest version:

 

# emerge –sync

# emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.19.5"

 

References

==========

 

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12176

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12176

[ 2 ] CVE-2017-12177

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12177

[ 3 ] CVE-2017-12178

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12178

[ 4 ] CVE-2017-12179

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12179

[ 5 ] CVE-2017-12180

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12180

[ 6 ] CVE-2017-12181

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12181

[ 7 ] CVE-2017-12182

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12182

[ 8 ] CVE-2017-12183

https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-12183

 

Availability

============

 

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at

the Gentoo Security Website:

 

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-05

 

Concerns?

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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the

confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost

importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to

security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at

https://bugs.gentoo.org.

 

License

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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text

belongs to its owner(s).

 

The contents of this document are licensed under the

Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

 

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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