A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in X.org Server. Affected by this issue is the function ProcXkbGetKbdByName of the file xkb/xkb.c. The manipulation leads to memory leak. It is recommended to apply a patch to fix this issue. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-211052.
Created xorg-x11-server tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2140703]
Created xorg-x11-server-Xwayland tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2140702]
It's a memory leak, not a security issue.
Some data is not freed when an error is encountered, meaning that in the common case, there is no leak.
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2022:8491 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2022:8491
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):