Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2361-1 libx11 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Sep 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 969008.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-14363.
- More information:
Jayden Rivers found an integer overflow in the init_om function of libX11, the X11 client-side library, which could lead to a double free.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.6.4-3+deb9u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libx11 packages.
For the detailed security status of libx11 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libx11
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