Oracle Linux 8 : xorg-x11-server-Xwayland (ELSA-2024-2996)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 198021


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


The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2024-2996 advisory.

[21.1.3-15] Fix for CVE-2023-6816, CVE-2024-0229, CVE-2024-21885, CVE-2024-21886, CVE-2024-0408, CVE-2024-0409

- Fix for CVE-2023-6377, CVE-2023-6478

- Fix for CVE-2023-5367

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Oracle Linux security advisory.

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 xorg-x11-server-Xwayland package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 198021

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2024-2996.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2024

Updated: 5/28/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-6816


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:oracle:linux:xorg-x11-server-xwayland, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:8:10:appstream_base, cpe:/a:oracle:linux:8::appstream, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/23/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/25/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-5367, CVE-2023-6377, CVE-2023-6478, CVE-2023-6816, CVE-2024-0229, CVE-2024-0408, CVE-2024-0409, CVE-2024-21885, CVE-2024-21886