Huawei EulerOS: Security Advisory for libX11 (EulerOS-SA-2019-2538)

Published: 2020-01-23 13:04:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the Huawei EulerOS 'libX11' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the EulerOS-SA-2019-2538 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
An issue was discovered in libX11 through 1.6.5. The function XListExtensions in ListExt.c interprets a variable as signed instead of unsigned, resulting in an out-of-bounds write (of up to 128 bytes), leading to DoS or remote code execution.(CVE-2018-14600)

Affected Versions:
'libX11' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Huawei EulerOS V2.0SP5.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-14600

References:

https://developer.huaweicloud.com/ict/en/site-euleros/euleros/security-advisories/EulerOS-SA-2019-2538

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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