Debian Security Advisory
DLA-3310-1 xorg-server -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Feb 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-0494.
- More information:
Jan-Niklas Sohn, working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative, discovered a vulnerability in the X.Org X server. A potential use after free mighty result in local privilege escalation if the X server is running privileged or remote code execution during ssh X forwarding sessions.
For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.20.4-1+deb10u8.
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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xorg-server
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