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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5428-1
May 18, 2022

libxrandr vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libXrandr.

Software Description:
- libxrandr: X11 RandR extension library

Details:

Tobias Stoeckmann discovered that libXrandr incorrectly handled certain
responses. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2016-7947, CVE-2016-7948)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   libxrandr2                      2:1.5.0-1ubuntu0.1~esm1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5428-1
   CVE-2016-7947, CVE-2016-7948

Ubuntu 5428-1: libXrandr vulnerabilities

May 18, 2022
Several security issues were fixed in libXrandr.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libxrandr2 2:1.5.0-1ubuntu0.1~esm1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5428-1

CVE-2016-7947, CVE-2016-7948

Severity
May 18, 2022

Package Information

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