Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server on SL7.x i686/x86_64 (2022:0003)

high Nessus Plugin ID 156456

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Scientific Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SLSA-2022:0003-1 advisory.

- xorg-x11-server: SProcRenderCompositeGlyphs out-of-bounds access (CVE-2021-4008)

- xorg-x11-server: SProcXFixesCreatePointerBarrier out-of-bounds access (CVE-2021-4009)

- xorg-x11-server: SProcScreenSaverSuspend out-of-bounds access (CVE-2021-4010)

- xorg-x11-server: SwapCreateRegister out-of-bounds access (CVE-2021-4011)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.scientificlinux.org/category/sl-errata/slsa-20220003-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 156456

File Name: sl_20220104_xorg_x11_server_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/4/2022

Updated: 4/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-4011

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-Xdmx, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-Xephyr, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-Xnest, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-Xorg, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-Xvfb, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-Xwayland, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-common, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:xorg-x11-server-source

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-4008, CVE-2021-4009, CVE-2021-4010, CVE-2021-4011