X.Org X Server: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 201405-07 / xorg-server
||May 15, 2014
||May 15, 2014: 1
All supported architectures
#466222, #471098, #487360, #497836
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org X Server,
allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service
The X Window System is a graphical windowing system based on a
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X Server. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain
There is no known workaround at this time.
All X.Org X Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.14.3-r2"