CVE-2018-14665

Priority
Description
A flaw was found in xorg-x11-server before 1.20.3. An incorrect permission
check for -modulepath and -logfile options when starting Xorg. X server
allows unprivileged users with the ability to log in to the system via
physical console to escalate their privileges and run arbitrary code under
root privileges.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Notes
mdeslaurxorg server is actually the xorg-server package
the xorg package only contains docs
introduced by:
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/032b1d79b7
Package
Source: xorg (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [code not present])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (code not present)
Package
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (2:1.15.1-0ubuntu2.11)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (2:1.18.4-0ubuntu0.8)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.2)
Patches:
Upstream:https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/50c0cf885a6e91c0ea71fb49fa8f1b7c86fe330e
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2:1.19.6-1ubuntu4.1~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [reached end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [reached end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [reached end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2.3~trusty4])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 20:04:04 UTC (commit d26b6ca9f5b3adb89bb036ce73ae7dab894935ec)