Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1026-1 xorg-server -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 Jul 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 867492, Bug 867492.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-10971, CVE-2017-10972.
- More information:
A user authenticated to an X Session could crash or execute code in the context of the X Server by exploiting a stack overflow in the endianness conversion of X Events.
Uninitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling of the X.Org X Server allowed authenticated malicious users to access potentially privileged data from the X server.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.12.4-6+deb7u7.
We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS