A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in the X.Org X server.
xorg-server – X.Org X11 server
xorg-server-hwe-16.04 – X.Org X11 server
xorg-server-lts-xenial – X.Org X11 server
It was discovered that the X.Org X server incorrectly handled certain lengths. An attacker able to connect to an X server, either locally or remotely, could use these issues to crash the server, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
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