X.Org X server regression

2011-10-19T00:00:00
ID USN-1232-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2011-10-19T00:00:00

Description

USN-1232-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the X.Org X server. A regression was found on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS that affected GLX support.

This update temporarily disables the fix for CVE-2010-4818 that introduced the regression.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that the X server incorrectly handled certain malformed input. An authorized attacker could exploit this to cause the X server to crash, leading to a denial or service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with root privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-4818)

It was discovered that the X server incorrectly handled certain malformed input. An authorized attacker could exploit this to cause the X server to crash, leading to a denial or service, or possibly read arbitrary data from the X server process. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-4819)

Vladz discovered that the X server incorrectly handled lock files. A local attacker could use this flaw to determine if a file existed or not. (CVE-2011-4028)

Vladz discovered that the X server incorrectly handled setting lock file permissions. A local attacker could use this flaw to gain read permissions on arbitrary files and view sensitive information. (CVE-2011-4029)