Improper Initialization

Affecting xorg-server package, versions <2:1.19.3-2

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream xorg-server package. See Remediation section below for Debian:10 relevant versions.

Uninitialized data in endianness conversion in the XEvent handling of the X.Org X Server before 2017-06-19 allowed authenticated malicious users to access potentially privileged data from the X server.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:10 xorg-server to version 2:1.19.3-2 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVE
CVE-2017-10972
CWE
CWE-665
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-XORGSERVER-326947
Disclosed
06 Jul, 2017
Published
06 Jul, 2017