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CVE-2018-14665 Detail

Description

A flaw was found in xorg-x11-server before 1.20.3. An incorrect permission check for -modulepath and -logfile options when starting Xorg. X server allows unprivileged users with the ability to log in to the system via physical console to escalate their privileges and run arbitrary code under root privileges.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/25/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105741
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041948
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3410
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-14665
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/50c0cf885a6e91c0ea71fb49fa8f1b7c86fe330e
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/8a59e3b7dbb30532a7c3769c555e00d7c4301170
https://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-announce/2018-October/002927.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-09
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3802-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4328
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45697/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45742/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45832/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45908/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45922/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45938/
https://www.securepatterns.com/2018/10/cve-2018-14665-xorg-x-server.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14665
NVD Published Date:
10/25/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/05/2018