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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27991 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6101