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    Debian: DSA-3905-1: xorg-server security update

    Date 09 Jul 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Two security issues have been discovered in the X.org X server, which may lead to privilege escalation or an information leak. For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3905-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 09, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xorg-server
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-10971 CVE-2017-10972
    Debian Bug     : 867492
    
    Two security issues have been discovered in the X.org X server, which
    may lead to privilege escalation or an information leak.
      
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed
    in version 2:1.16.4-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u1. Setups running root-less X are not affected.
    
    For the testing distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed
    in version 2:1.19.3-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2:1.19.3-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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