CentOS: Security Advisory for xorg-x11-server-common (CESA-2021:2033)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 months ago

Modified

Modified

11 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-server-common' package(s) announced via the CESA-2021:2033 advisory.

Insight

Insight

X.Org is an open-source implementation of the X Window System. It provides the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user interfaces are designed upon. Security Fix(es): * xorg-x11-server: XChangeFeedbackControl integer underflow leads to privilege escalation (CVE-2021-3472) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'xorg-x11-server-common' package(s) on CentOS 7.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)

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