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A xorg-x11-server-Xwayland security update has been released for Fedora 37.



SECURITY: Fedora 37 Update: xorg-x11-server-Xwayland-22.1.8-1.fc37

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-83b2d37c6a
2023-02-12 00:37:30.247842
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Name : xorg-x11-server-Xwayland
Product : Fedora 37
Version : 22.1.8
Release : 1.fc37
URL : http://www.x.org
Summary : Xwayland
Description :
Xwayland is an X server for running X clients under Wayland.

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Update Information:

xwayland 22.1.8 - Security fix for CVE-2023-0494
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Feb 7 2023 Olivier Fourdan - 22.1.8-1
- xwayland 22.1.8
Fixes CVE-2023-0494 (#2165995, #2167566, #2167734)
* Sun Jan 29 2023 Stefan Bluhm - 22.1.7-4
- Updated conditional Fedora statement.
* Thu Jan 19 2023 Olivier Fourdan - 22.1.7-3
- Use the recommended way to apply conditional patches without
conditionalizing the sources (for byte-swapped clients).
* Tue Jan 17 2023 Olivier Fourdan - 22.1.7-2
- Disallow byte-swapped clients on Fedora 38 and above (#2159489)
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2165995 - CVE-2023-0494 xorg-x11-server: DeepCopyPointerClasses use-after-free leads to privilege elevation
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2165995
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-83b2d37c6a' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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