Debian Security Advisory
DSA-5278-1 xorg-server -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Nov 2022
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-3550, CVE-2022-3551.
- More information:
It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the _getCountedString() function of the Xorg X server may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.20.11-1+deb11u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.
For the detailed security status of xorg-server please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/xorg-server