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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844561
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for libx11 (USN-4487-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libx11'; package(s) announced via the USN-4487-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libx11'
package(s) announced via the USN-4487-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Todd Carson discovered that libx11 incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate
privileges. (CVE-2020-14344)

Jayden Rivers discovered that libx11 incorrectly handled locales. A local
attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.
(CVE-2020-14363)

Affected Software/OS:
'libx11' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
4.6

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-14344
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-14363
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