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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for xorg-server USN-3802-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-server'; package(s) announced via the USN-3802-1 advisory.
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-server'
package(s) announced via the USN-3802-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Narendra Shinde discovered that the X.Org X server incorrectly handled
certain command line parameters when running as root with the legacy
wrapper. When certain graphics drivers are being used, a local attacker
could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files and escalate

Affected Software/OS:
xorg-server on Ubuntu 18.10,
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-14665
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