X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities

2015-04-17T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201504-06
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2015-04-17T00:00:00

Description

Background

The X Window System is a graphical windowing system based on a client/server model.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X Server. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All X.Org X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.12.4-r4"