CVE Details

Release Date:2024-01-16


A heap buffer overflow flaw was found in the DisableDevice function in the X.Org server. This issue may lead to an application crash or, in some circumstances, remote code execution in SSH X11 forwarding environments.

See more information about CVE-2024-21886 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.8 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: High
Integrity Impact: High Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (tigervnc)ELSA-2024-06292024-02-01
Oracle Linux version 7 (xorg-x11-server)ELSA-2024-03202024-01-22
Oracle Linux version 8 (tigervnc)ELSA-2024-06072024-01-31
Oracle Linux version 9 (tigervnc)ELSA-2024-05572024-01-31
Oracle Linux version 9 (xorg-x11-server)ELSA-2024-21692024-05-02
Oracle Linux version 9 (xorg-x11-server-Xwayland)ELSA-2024-21702024-05-02

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