Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4328-1 xorg-server -- security update

Date Reported:
25 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14665.
More information:

Narendra Shinde discovered that incorrect command-line parameter validation in the Xorg X server may result in arbitary file overwrite, which can result in privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u4.

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: