GLSA-200509-07 : X.Org: Heap overflow in pixmap allocation

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200509-07
(X.Org: Heap overflow in pixmap allocation)

X.Org is missing an integer overflow check during pixmap memory
allocation.

Impact :

An X.Org user could exploit this issue to make the X server
execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-07.xml

Solution :

All X.org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r3'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19686 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2495