Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An incorrect calculation flaw was discovered in the X.Org Render
extension. A malicious, authorized client could exploit this issue to
crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with
root privileges. (CVE-2010-1166)

All running X.Org server instances must be restarted for this update
to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ccd78f5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60786 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1166