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:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Affected Versions:
xorg-server on Debian Linux

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: We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server Linux Distribution Packages.

Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in the 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)


CVSS Score

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