Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0108

Published: 2016-03-14 13:57:15
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
Missing sanitisation of untrusted input allows an authenticated user who is able to request X11 forwarding to inject commands to xauth(1) (CVE-2016-3115).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0108

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3115

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2016-0108.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.5

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