RHEL 7 : xorg-x11-server (RHSA-2018:3410)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118557
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for xorg-x11-server is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
X.Org is an open source implementation of the X Window System. It provides the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user interfaces are designed upon.
Security Fix(es) :
* xorg-x11-server: Incorrect permission check in Xorg X server allows for privilege escalation (CVE-2018-14665)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Red Hat would like to thank Narendra Shinde for reporting this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.