USN-4488-1: X.Org X Server vulnerabilities

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Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that the X.Org X Server incorrectly handled the input extension protocol. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges. (CVE-2020-14346) Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that the X.Org X Server incorrectly initialized memory. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2020-14347) Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that the X.Org X Server incorrectly handled the XkbSelectEvents function. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges. (CVE-2020-14361) Jan-Niklas Sohn discovered that the X.Org X Server incorrectly handled the XRecordRegisterClients function. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges. (CVE-2020-14362)

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