GLSA-201811-01 : X.Org X11 library: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 118845

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-201811-01 (X.Org X11 library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X11 library.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server, could cause the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All X.Org X11 library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/libX11-1.6.6'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-01

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118845

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-01.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/09

Modified: 2018/11/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:libX11, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14598, CVE-2018-14599, CVE-2018-14600

GLSA: 201811-01