Amazon Linux 2023 : xorg-x11-server-common, xorg-x11-server-devel, xorg-x11-server-source (ALAS2023-2023-131)

high Nessus Plugin ID 173137

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2023 host is missing a security update.

Description

It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALAS2023-2023-131 advisory.

- xorg-x11-server: DeepCopyPointerClasses use-after-free leads to privilege elevation (CVE-2023-0494)

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

Solution

Run 'dnf update xorg-x11-server --releasever=2023.0.20230315' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2023/ALAS-2023-131.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/cve/html/CVE-2023-0494.html

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/faqs.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 173137

File Name: al2023_ALAS2023-2023-131.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/21/2023

Updated: 3/21/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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-2023-0494

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xdmx, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xdmx-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xephyr, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xephyr-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xnest, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xnest-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xorg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xorg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xvfb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-xvfb-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:xorg-x11-server-source, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2023

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-0494