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.
Notes
 mdeslaur> xorg server is actually the xorg-server package
 mdeslaur> the xorg package only contains docs
 mdeslaur> introduced by:
 mdeslaur> https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/032b1d79b7
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Source: xorg (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (code not present)
Package
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (2:1.20.1-3ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (2:1.20.1-3ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/50c0cf885a6e91c0ea71fb49fa8f1b7c86fe330e
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (2:1.18.3-1ubuntu2.3~trusty4)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2018-11-02 12:14:53 UTC (commit 571e997f7d4088f84471c54ca0b847a42118c140)