GLSA-201405-07 : X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201405-07
(X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X Server. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain
sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201405-07

Solution :

All X.Org X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.14.3-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false