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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-25
(X.Org X server: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities have been found in the
ProcDbeGetVisualInfo() and the ProcDbeSwapBuffers() of the DBE
extension, and ProcRenderAddGlyphs() in the Render extension.
A local attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running the X server, typically root.
Disable the DBE extension by removing the 'Load dbe' directive in the
Module section of xorg.conf, and explicitly disable the Render
extension with ' Option 'RENDER' 'disable' ' in the Extensions section.
Note: This could affect the functionality of some applications.
See also :
All X.Org X server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-base/xorg-server-1.1.1-r4'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24310 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-25.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6101CVE-2006-6102CVE-2006-6103
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