Amazon Linux AMI : xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2013-260)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

A flaw was found in the way the X.org X11 server registered new hot
plugged devices. If a local user switched to a different session and
plugged in a new device, input from that device could become available
in the previous session, possibly leading to information disclosure.
(CVE-2013-1940)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3903aa82

Solution :

Run 'yum update xorg-x11-server' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71400 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1940