CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 18, 2024
Updated: Mar 7, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2024-0409 is a vulnerability in the X.Org server that affects multiple products. The cursor code in both Xephyr and Xwayland creates the cursor with the wrong type of private, leading to an overwrite of the XSELINUX context. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.8 according to NIST. It requires low privileges and has no user interaction required. The attack vector is local, and it can have a high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation steps are not provided in the information given.

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