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Bug 497836 (CVE-2013-1056) - <x11-base/xorg-server-1.13.4: Denial of Service (CVE-2013-1056)
Summary: <x11-base/xorg-server-1.13.4: Denial of Service (CVE-2013-1056)
Alias: CVE-2013-1056
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-01-11 22:42 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2014-05-15 12:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-01-11 22:42:55 UTC
CVE-2013-1056 ( X server 1.13.3 and earlier, when not run as root, allows local users
  to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors
  involving cached xkb files.
Comment 1 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn gentoo-dev 2014-01-12 11:41:11 UTC
No package in tree is affected by this, the oldest xorg-server ebuild in tree where suid is optional is 1.13.4-r1. Older versions always run as root.
Comment 2 Mikle Kolyada (RETIRED) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2014-01-30 19:38:18 UTC
Added to existing GLSA draft
Comment 3 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-05-15 12:18:57 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201405-07 at
by GLSA coordinator Mikle Kolyada (Zlogene).