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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA-1469-1] libxcursor security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that there was a denial of service or (potentially code execution) vulnerability in libxcursor, a library designed to help locate and load cursors for the X Window System.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libxcursor on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in libxcursor version 1:1.1.14-1+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your libxcursor packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)