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CVE-2015-0255

Published: 11 February 2015

X.Org Server (aka xserver and xorg-server) before 1.16.3 and 1.17.x before 1.17.1 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory or cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted string length value in a XkbSetGeometry request.

From the Ubuntu security team

USN-2500-1 addressed CVE-2015-0255 for xorg-server. This update provides the corresponding fix for VNC4 on Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
vnc4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Patches:
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=81c90dc8f0aae3b65730409b1b615b5fa7280ebd (p1)
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=20079c36cf7d377938ca5478447d8b9045cb7d43 (p2)
xorg-server
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri)
Released (2:1.16.2.901-1ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (2:1.16.2.901-1ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (2:1.16.2.901-1ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2:1.16.2.901-1ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2:1.16.2.901-1ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2:1.15.1-0ubuntu2.7)
Patches:
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=81c90dc8f0aae3b65730409b1b615b5fa7280ebd (p1)
Upstream: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=20079c36cf7d377938ca5478447d8b9045cb7d43 (p2)
xorg-server-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

xorg-server-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

xorg-server-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

xorg-server-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

xorg-server-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Does not exist

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [2:1.16.0-1ubuntu1.2~trusty2])