Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : xorg-server vulnerability (USN-514-1)

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 :

Aaron Plattner discovered that the Composite extension did not
correctly calculate the size of buffers when copying between different
bit depths. An authenticated user could exploit this to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28119 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4730