CentOS 8 : xorg-x11-server and xorg-x11-server-Xwayland (CESA-2022:7583)

high Nessus Plugin ID 167164


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:7583 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.


Update the affected packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167164

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7583.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2022

Updated: 11/24/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2320


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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, 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

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: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/4/2022

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2022:7583