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A xorg-server security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 10 LTS to address a use-after-free flaw.

DLA 3372-1: xorg-server security update

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3372-1 Thorsten Alteholz
March 29, 2023
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Package : xorg-server
Version : 2:1.20.4-1+deb10u9
CVE ID : CVE-2023-1393

Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that a use-after-free flaw in the Composite
extension of the X server may result in privilege escalation if
the X server is running under the root user.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server packages.

For the detailed security status of xorg-server please refer to
its security tracker page at:

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