openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11-server (openSUSE-2017-710)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-2624: Prevent timing attack against MIT cookie.

- Use arc4random to generate cookies with more randomness.

- Remove unused function with use-after-free issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected xorg-x11-server packages.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100883 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2624

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