[SECURITY] [DLA 218-1] xorg-server security update

2015-05-01T10:55:08
ID DEBIAN:DLA-218-1:C91FE
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2015-05-01T10:55:08

Description

Package : xorg-server Version : 2:1.7.7-18+deb6u2 CVE ID : CVE-2015-0255

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.

This upload to Debian squeeze-lts fixes the issue by not swapping XkbSetGeometry data in the input buffer any more and checking strings' length against request size.

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