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Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2014-277

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Insight

Insight

An integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way X.Org server handled trapezoids. A malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2013-6424 )

Solution

Solution

Run yum update xorg-x11-server to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)