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Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6917-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6917-01
Posted Nov 15, 2023
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6917-01 - An update for xorg-x11-server-Xwayland is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Issues addressed include privilege escalation and use-after-free vulnerabilities.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2023-1393
SHA-256 | c8631bbe9c0400dbe8314af79faa71bf085018dadf7ae69c853b195775390aca

Red Hat Security Advisory 2023-6917-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: xorg-x11-server-Xwayland security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:6917-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:6917
Issue date: 2023-11-14
Revision: 01
CVE Names: CVE-2023-1393
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Summary:

An update for xorg-x11-server-Xwayland is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.




Description:

Xwayland is an X server for running X clients under Wayland.

Security Fix(es):

* xorg-x11-server: X.Org Server Overlay Window Use-After-Free Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (CVE-2023-1393)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.9 Release Notes linked from the References section.


Solution:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258



CVEs:

CVE-2023-1393

References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/8/html/8.9_release_notes/index
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2180288
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2212831

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