Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : xorg-server, xorg-server-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2436-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

USN-2436-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the X.Org X server. Since
publication, additional fixes have been made available for these
issues. This update adds the additional fixes.

Ilja van Sprundel discovered a multitude of security issues in the
X.Org X server. An attacker able to connect to an X server, either
locally or remotely, could use these issues to cause the X server to
crash or execute arbitrary code resulting in possible privilege

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected xserver-xorg-core and / or
xserver-xorg-core-lts-trusty packages.

Risk factor :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79853 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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