GLSA-201710-30 : X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 104231


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-30 (X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A local attacker could cause a global buffer overflow or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time


All X.Org Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.19.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104231

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-30.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 10/30/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xorg-server, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6424, CVE-2017-13721, CVE-2017-13723, CVE-2017-2624

GLSA: 201710-30