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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.130063
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0316
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0316
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0316

Vulnerability Insight:
The authentication setup in XWayland 1.16.x and 1.17.x before 1.17.2 starts the server in non-authenticating mode, which allows local users to read from or send information to arbitrary X11 clients via vectors involving a UNIX socket (CVE-2015-3164).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
3.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-3164
BugTraq ID: 75535
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75535
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-64
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2015-June/022548.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1095 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00044.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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