Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4893-1 xorg-server -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Apr 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3472.
- More information:
Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that missing input sanitising in the XInput extension of the X.org X server may result in privilege escalation if the X server is running privileged.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.20.4-1+deb10u3.
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