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VPR Score: 6.7
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionTodd Carson discovered that libx11 incorrectly handled certain memory operations. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges. (CVE-2020-14344) Jayden Rivers discovered that libx11 incorrectly handled locales. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges. (CVE-2020-14363).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected libx11-6 package.