Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5342-1 xorg-server -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 Feb 2023
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1030777.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-0494.
- More information:
Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that a user-after-free flaw in the X Input extension of the X.org X server may result in privilege escalation if the X server is running under the root user.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.20.11-1+deb11u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.
For the detailed security status of xorg-server please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xorg-server