GLSA-200705-06 : X.Org X11 library: Multiple integer overflows

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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-200705-06
(X.Org X11 library: Multiple integer overflows)

Multiple integer overflows have been reported in the XGetPixel()
function of the X.Org X11 library.

Impact :

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted image, an attacker could
cause a Denial of Service or an integer overflow, potentially resulting
in the execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200705-06.xml

Solution :

All X.Org X11 library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/libX11-1.0.3-r2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25160 (gentoo_GLSA-200705-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1667