ESB-2017.1715 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] xorg-server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-07-10

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                               ESB-2017.1715
                        xorg-server security update
                               10 July 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           xorg-server
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges   -- Existing Account
                   Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service      -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-10972 CVE-2017-10971 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3905

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running xorg-server check for an updated version of the software for
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3905-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 09, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : xorg-server
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-10971 CVE-2017-10972
Debian Bug     : 867492

Two security issues have been discovered in the X.org X server, which
may lead to privilege escalation or an information leak.
  
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
in version 2:1.16.4-1+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
version 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u1. Setups running root-less X are not affected.

For the testing distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed
in version 2:1.19.3-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 2:1.19.3-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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