MGASA-2021-0219 - Updated libx11 packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 23 May 2021
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-31535

XLookupColor() and other X libraries function lack proper validation
of the length of their string parameters. If those parameters can be
controlled by an external application (for instance a color name that
can be emitted via a terminal control sequence) it can lead to the
emission of extra X protocol requests to the X server


- 8/core/libx11-1.7.0-1.1.mga8
- 7/core/libx11-1.6.12-1.1.mga7