Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way X.Org server handled trapezoids. A malicious,
authorized client could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71631 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6424