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 :

An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's Security and Record
extensions. A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to
cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-1377)

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in X.org's Render
extension. A malicious authorized client could exploit these issues to
cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary
code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-2360,
CVE-2008-2361)

An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's MIT-SHM extension.
A client connected to the X.org server could read arbitrary server
memory. This could result in the sensitive data of other users of the
X.org server being disclosed. (CVE-2008-1379)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d048f04e

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60422 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1377
CVE-2008-1379
CVE-2008-2360
CVE-2008-2361