Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2486-1 xorg-server -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
09 Dec 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-14360, CVE-2020-25712.
More information:

Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that the XKB extension of the Xorg X server performed incomplete input validation, which could result in privilege escalation.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.

For the detailed security status of xorg-server please refer to its security tracker page at:

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