Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2013-260)

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Insight

Insight

A flaw was found in the way the X.org X11 server registered new hot plugged devices. If a local user switched to a different session and plugged in a new device, input from that device could become available in the previous session, possibly leading to information disclosure. (CVE-2013-1940 )

Solution

Solution

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

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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