Package "xorg-server"

Name: xorg-server


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • common files used by various X servers
  • Xorg X server - core server
  • Xorg - the X.Org X server (debugging symbols)
  • Xorg X server - development files

Latest version: 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.11
Release: xenial (16.04)
Level: security
Repository: main


Other versions of "xorg-server" in Xenial

Repository Area Version
base main 2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2
base universe 2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2
security universe 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.11
updates universe 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.11
updates main 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.11

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Version: 2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.3 2017-07-24 18:06:47 UTC

  xorg-server (2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.3) xenial-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: DoS and possible code execution in endianness
    conversion of X Events
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-10971-1.patch: do not try to swap
      GenericEvent in Xi/sendexev.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-10971-2.patch: verify all events in
      ProcXSendExtensionEvent in Xi/sendexev.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-10971-3.patch: disallow GenericEvent in
      SendEvent request in dix/events.c, dix/swapreq.c.
    - CVE-2017-10971
  * SECURITY UPDATE: information leak in XEvent handling
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-10972.patch: zero target buffer in
      SProcXSendExtensionEvent in Xi/sendexev.c.
    - CVE-2017-10972
    - debian/patches/CVE-2017-2624.patch: use timingsafe_memcmp() in
      configure.ac, include/dix-config.h.in, include/os.h,
      os/mitauth.c, os/timingsafe_memcmp.c.
    - CVE-2017-2624

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:38:58 -0400

CVE-2017-1097 RESERVED
CVE-2017-2624 Timing attack against MIT Cookie

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