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CVE-2018-14665

Description

A flaw was found in xorg-x11-server before 1.20.3. An incorrect permission check for -modulepath and -logfile options when starting Xorg. X server allows unprivileged users with the ability to log in to the system via physical console to escalate their privileges and run arbitrary code under root privileges.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 6.6
Publish Date: Oct 25, 2018
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: MEDIUM
Modified Date: Oct 26, 2018

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Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed LIN10-4916
10.17.41.13 Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.13
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.14
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.15
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.16
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.17
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.18
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.20
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.21
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.22
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.23
Wind River Linux LTS 10.17.41.24
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-9992
8.0.0.28 --
Wind River Linux 9 Fixed LIN9-7680
9.0.0.19 --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- 7.0.0.30 --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Fixed LIN1018-2847
10.18.44.3 --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads

Comments

xserver-xorg


Notes
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