Oracle Linux 7 : xorg-x11-server (ELSA-2018-3410)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118812
SynopsisThe remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFrom Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:3410 :
An update for xorg-x11-server is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
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 xorg-x11-server packages.