Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:2033-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: xorg-x11-server

Analysis

X.Org is an open-source implementation of the X Window System. It provides the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user interfaces are designed upon. Security Fix(es): xorg-x11-server: XChangeFeedbackControl integer underflow leads to privilege escalation (CVE-2021-3472) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

xorg-x11-server

CVE References

CVE-2021-3472