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: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xorg-server