CVE-2020-25697

Affecting libx11 package, versions *

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to CVE-2020-25697. 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.

Remediation

There is no fixed version for libx11.

References

CVE
CVE-2020-25697
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1804-LIBX11-1040676
Published
17 Nov, 2020