Bug 1219548 (CVE-2015-3164) - CVE-2015-3164 xorg-x11-server: Xwayland allows unconditional open access to display
Summary: CVE-2015-3164 xorg-x11-server: Xwayland allows unconditional open access to d...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2015-3164
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1232131
Blocks: 1225834
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2015-05-07 14:53 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:19 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:41:06 UTC


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Description Martin Prpič 2015-05-07 14:53:00 UTC
It was found that Xwayland allowed users to access a display even if it was started with the "-auth" option.

Furthermore, current wayland compositors (including weston, mutter, and, probably, all others), neglect to start Xwayland with "-auth".

Comment 4 Tomas Hoger 2015-06-16 06:27:46 UTC
Statement:

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of xorg-x11-server as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7.

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2015-06-16 06:28:05 UTC
Created xorg-x11-server tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1232131]


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