Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in X.Org X11 library, the worst of which could allow for remote code execution.
|Package||x11-libs/libX11 on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.6.6|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.6.6|
X.Org is an implementation of the X Window System. The X.Org X11 library provides the X11 protocol library files.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in X.Org X11 library. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, by enticing a user to connect to a malicious server, could cause the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All X.Org X11 library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/libX11-1.6.6"
November 09, 2018
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