GLSA-201701-64 : X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96786


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-64 (X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X Server. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An authenticated attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or read from or send information to arbitrary X11 clients.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All X.Org X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.18.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96786

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201701-64.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/26

Modified: 2017/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:xorg-server, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6424, CVE-2015-3164, CVE-2015-3418

GLSA: 201701-64