Red Hat has issued an update for xorg-x11 and xorg-x11-xfs. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform actions with escalated privileges.
The vulnerability is caused due to a race condition within the handling of temporary files when the xfs font server startup script is executed. This can be exploited to change the permissions of arbitrary files.
Solution: Updated packages are available from Red Hat Network.
Do you have additional information related to this advisory?
Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this
information to email@example.com
Subject: Red Hat update for xorg-x11
No posts yet
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Secunia Customer Login
Not a customer already?
Learn more about how our market leading Vulnerability Management solutions can help you manage risk and ensure compliance.