CentOS 7 : xorg-x11-server (CESA-2022:5905)

high Nessus Plugin ID 163847

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:5905 advisory.

- xorg-x11-server: X.Org Server ProcXkbSetGeometry out-of-bounds access (CVE-2022-2319)

- xorg-x11-server: out-of-bounds access in ProcXkbSetDeviceInfo request handler of the Xkb extension (CVE-2022-2320)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?72a41fe8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 163847

File Name: centos_RHSA-2022-5905.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/4/2022

Updated: 12/7/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2320

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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-Xdmx, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-Xephyr, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-Xnest, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-Xorg, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-Xvfb, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-Xwayland, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-common, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:xorg-x11-server-source, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/4/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2319, CVE-2022-2320

RHSA: 2022:5905

CWE: 787, 1320