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# Security update for xorg-x11-server

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0121-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1218582
  * bsc#1218583
  * bsc#1218584
  * bsc#1218585

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2023-6816
  * CVE-2024-0229
  * CVE-2024-21885
  * CVE-2024-21886

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2023-6816 ( SUSE ):  8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2024-0229 ( SUSE ):  8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2024-21885 ( SUSE ):  8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2024-21886 ( SUSE ):  8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 LTSS 15-SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP5

  
  
An update that solves four vulnerabilities can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following issues:

  * CVE-2023-6816: Fixed heap buffer overflow in DeviceFocusEvent and
    ProcXIQueryPointer (bsc#1218582)
  * CVE-2024-0229: Fixed reattaching to different master device may lead to out-
    of-bounds memory access (bsc#1218583)
  * CVE-2024-21885: Fixed heap buffer overflow in XISendDeviceHierarchyEvent
    (bsc#1218584)
  * CVE-2024-21886: Fixed heap buffer overflow in DisableDevice (bsc#1218585)

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like
YaST online_update or "zypper patch".  
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-ESPOS-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 LTSS 15-SP4  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLED-15-SP4-LTSS-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP3-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP5-2024-121=1

  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-7.1-2024-121=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 LTSS 15-SP4 (x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-wayland-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-wayland-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP5 (x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-wayland-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-wayland-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 (aarch64 x86_64)
    * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1
    * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-6816.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-0229.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-21885.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-21886.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218582
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218583
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218584
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218585

SUSE: 2024:0121-1 important: xorg-x11-server

January 17, 2024
* bsc#1218582 * bsc#1218583 * bsc#1218584 * bsc#1218585

Summary

## This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following issues: * CVE-2023-6816: Fixed heap buffer overflow in DeviceFocusEvent and ProcXIQueryPointer (bsc#1218582) * CVE-2024-0229: Fixed reattaching to different master device may lead to out- of-bounds memory access (bsc#1218583) * CVE-2024-21885: Fixed heap buffer overflow in XISendDeviceHierarchyEvent (bsc#1218584) * CVE-2024-21886: Fixed heap buffer overflow in DisableDevice (bsc#1218585) ## Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch". Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-ESPOS-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 LTSS 15-SP4 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLED-15-SP4-LTSS-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP3-2024-121=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-SP5-2024-121=1 * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-7.1-2024-121=1 ## Package List: * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3 (aarch64 x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 (aarch64 x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 LTSS 15-SP4 (x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-wayland-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-wayland-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP5 (x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-wayland-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-wayland-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 (aarch64 x86_64) * xorg-x11-server-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1 * xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.20.3-150200.22.5.88.1

References

* bsc#1218582

* bsc#1218583

* bsc#1218584

* bsc#1218585

Cross-

* CVE-2023-6816

* CVE-2024-0229

* CVE-2024-21885

* CVE-2024-21886

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2023-6816 ( SUSE ): 8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2024-0229 ( SUSE ): 8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2024-21885 ( SUSE ): 8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2024-21886 ( SUSE ): 8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:

* SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 LTSS 15-SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing ESPOS 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP5

An update that solves four vulnerabilities can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-6816.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-0229.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-21885.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-21886.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218582

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218583

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218584

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218585

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0121-1
Rating: important

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