CVE-2020-25697

Published: 13 November 2020

A privilege escalation flaw was found due to lack of authentication for X11 clients. An attacker could use this flaw to take control of an X application by impersonating the server it is expecting to connect to.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
libx11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Deferred
(2020-11-16)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Deferred
(2020-11-16)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Deferred
(2020-11-16)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Deferred
(2020-11-16)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Deferred
(2020-11-16)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Deferred
(2020-11-16)