CVE-2022-2320

Name
CVE-2022-2320
Description
A flaw was found in the Xorg-x11-server. The specific flaw exists within the handling of ProcXkbSetDeviceInfo requests. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory access past the end of an allocated buffer. This flaw allows an attacker to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of root.
NVD Severity
medium
Other trackers
Mailing lists
Exploits
Forges
GitHub (code, issues), Aports (code, issues)

References

Type URI
MISC https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/merge_requests/938
MISC https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/-/merge_requests/939
MISC https://github.com/freedesktop/xorg-xserver/commit/dd8caf39e9e15d8f302e54045dd08d8ebf1025dc
MISC https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-963/
MISC https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg-announce/2022-July/003192.html
GENTOO https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202210-30
CONFIRM https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20221104-0003/

Match rules

CPE URI Source package Min version Max version
cpe:2.3:a:x.org:xorg-server:21.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:* xorg-server == None == 21.1.0

Vulnerable and fixed packages

Source package Branch Version Maintainer Status