Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3160-1 xorg-server -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 11 Feb 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-0255.
- More information:
Olivier Fourdan discovered that missing input validation in the Xserver's handling of XkbSetGeometry requests may result in an information leak or denial of service.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.12.4-6+deb7u6.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.16.4-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.