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HistorySep 08, 2021 - 12:00 a.m.

ROS-2-549

2021-09-0800:00:00
redos.red-soft.ru
7

AI Score

7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.116

Percentile

95.3%

2.549 Denial of Service in libX11(CVE-2021-31535)

1. Vulnerability Description:

The vulnerability allows a local user to execute a denial of service (DoS) attack. The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of color names in the XLookupColor () function. A local user can launch a specially crafted application on the system and execute a denial of service (DoS) attack.IDENTIFICATOR of the Information Security Threats Data Bank of the FSTEC of Russia: BDU:2021-02747

2. Possible measures to eliminate the vulnerability

Install security updates for package: libx11**Installing updates is possible in the following ways:**a) if the computer with the installed OS version has access to the vendor’s official repository, run the update as administrator with the command:# yum updateAfter the list of updated packages is displayed, agree to apply the updates by pressing the Y key on the keyboard. Wait until the update installation is complete and make sure that there are no errors during its installation.b)If the computer with the installed OS version does not have access to the vendor’s official repository, you should perform the following actions: - download the updated package (with dependencies if necessary): http://repo.red-soft.ru/redos/7.2c/x86_64/updates/libX11-1.6.12-4.el7.2.x86_64.rpm Check the package integrity and authenticity by instructionsInstall the downloaded package(s) with the command:# yum localinstall *.rpmWhen the list of updated packages is displayed, agree to apply the updates by pressingY on the keyboard. Wait for the updates to finish installing and make sure there are no errors during the installation.

Date of last modification: 08.09.2021

OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
redosunknown<= UNKNOWN