Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11 on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A temporary file flaw was found in the way the X.Org X11 xfs font
server startup script executes. A local user could modify the
permissions of the file of their choosing, possibly elevating their
local privileges (CVE-2007-3103).

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?493fc6d6

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60224 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3103