Debian Security Advisory DSA 3095-1 (xorg-server - security update)

Published: 2014-12-09 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Affected Versions:
xorg-server on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.12.4-6+deb7u5. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.16.2.901-1. We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in the X.org X server, which may lead to privilege escalation or denial of service.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8091
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8092
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8093
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8094
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8095
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8096
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8097
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8098
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8099
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8100
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8101
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-8102

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3095.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.5

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