Bug 1862241 (CVE-2020-14345) - CVE-2020-14345 xorg-x11-server: Out-Of-Bounds access in XkbSetNames function
Summary: CVE-2020-14345 xorg-x11-server: Out-Of-Bounds access in XkbSetNames function
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2020-14345
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1872386 1872388 1872389 1872390 1872391
Blocks: 1862265
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-07-30 19:54 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2020-09-09 16:07 UTC (History)
12 users (show)

Fixed In Version: xorg-x11-server 1.20.9
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A flaw was found in X.Org Server. An Out-Of-Bounds access in XkbSetNames function may lead to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2020-07-30 19:54:06 UTC
A flaw was found in X.Org Server. An Out-Of-Bounds access in XkbSetNames function may lead to a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2020-07-30 20:43:29 UTC
This bug does not yet have an embargo date set, though CVE-2020-14347 does.

Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-07-31 04:26:43 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: X.org project
Upstream: Jan-Niklas Sohn (Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative)

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-08-25 16:02:03 UTC
External References:

https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2020-August/003058.html

Comment 5 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-08-25 16:02:36 UTC
Created xorg-x11-server tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1872386]

Comment 8 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2020-08-26 08:56:31 UTC
Statement:

Xorg server does not run with root  privileges in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, therefore this flaw has been rated as having moderate impact for Red Hat Enterprise linux 8.


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