USN-5193-1: X.Org X Server vulnerabilities
14 December 2021
Several security issues were fixed in X.Org X Server.
Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that the X.Org X Server incorrectly handled
certain inputs. An attacker could use this issue to cause the server to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code and escalate privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.
- USN-5193-2: xdmx, xnest, xmir, xserver-xephyr, xorg-server, xserver-xorg-dev, xwayland, xserver-common, xorg-server-source, xserver-xorg-xmir, xdmx-tools, xserver-xorg-core, xserver-xorg-legacy, xvfb