(RHSA-2018:3410) Important: xorg-x11-server security update

2018-10-30T18:57:30
ID RHSA-2018:3410
Type redhat
Reporter RedHat
Modified 2018-10-30T19:08:55

Description

X.Org is an open-source implementation of the X Window System. It provides the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user interfaces are designed upon.

Security Fix(es):

  • xorg-x11-server: Incorrect permission check in Xorg X server allows for privilege escalation (CVE-2018-14665)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Red Hat would like to thank Narendra Shinde for reporting this issue.