Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : xorg, xorg-server vulnerabilities (USN-403-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The DBE and Render extensions in X.org were vulnerable to integer
overflows, which could lead to memory overwrites. An authenticated
user could make a specially crafted request and execute arbitrary code
with root privileges.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27991 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6101
CVE-2006-6102
CVE-2006-6103