GLSA-201711-05 : X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 104513


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201711-05 (X.Org Server: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

Attackers could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is now know 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-1.19.5'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 104513

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201711-05.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 11/13/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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: 11/10/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12176, CVE-2017-12177, CVE-2017-12178, CVE-2017-12179, CVE-2017-12180, CVE-2017-12181, CVE-2017-12182, CVE-2017-12183

GLSA: 201711-05