GLSA-201701-64 : X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201701-64
(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 :

An authenticated attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service
condition or read from or send information to arbitrary X11 clients.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2015-June/002611.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-64

Solution :

All X.Org X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.18.4'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96786 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6424
CVE-2015-3164
CVE-2015-3418

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