Debian: DSA-4328-1: xorg-server security update

    Date25 Oct 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Narendra Shinde discovered that incorrect command-line parameter validation in the Xorg X server may result in arbitary file overwrite, which can result in privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4328-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 25, 2018                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xorg-server
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-14665
    
    Narendra Shinde discovered that incorrect command-line parameter
    validation in the Xorg X server may result in arbitary file overwrite,
    which can result in privilege escalation.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2:1.19.2-1+deb9u4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of xorg-server please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xorg-server
    
    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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