ESB-2017.2535 - [UNIX/Linux] xorg-server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-10-10

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                               ESB-2017.2535
                   xorg-server -- multiple vulnabilities
                              10 October 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           xorg-server
Publisher:         FreeBSD
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service               -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-13723 CVE-2017-13721 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/4f8ffb9c-f388-4fbd-b90f-b3131559d888.html

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

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xorg-server -- multiple vulnabilities

Affected packages

xephyr < 1.18.4_4,1

xorg-dmx < 1.18.4_4,1

xorg-nestserver < 1.19.1_1,2

xorg-server < 1.18.4_4,1

xorg-vfbserver < 1.19.1_1,1

xwayland < 1.19.1_1

Details

VuXML ID 4f8ffb9c-f388-4fbd-b90f-b3131559d888

Discovery 2017-10-04

Entry 2017-10-09

SO-AND-SO reports:

X.Org thanks Michal Srb of SuSE for finding these issues and bringing them to
our attention, Julien Cristau of Debian for getting the fixes integrated, and
Adam Jackson of Red Hat for publishing the release.

References

CVE Name CVE-2017-13721

CVE Name CVE-2017-13723

URL https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2017-October/002809.html

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