Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5199-1 xorg-server -- security update

Date Reported:
06 Aug 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1014903.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-2319, CVE-2022-2320.
More information:

Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that multiple input validation failures in the Xkb extension of the X server may result in privilege escalation if the X server is running privileged.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.20.11-1+deb11u2.

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: