AIX 6.1 TL 8 : xorg (IV52184)

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Synopsis :

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description :

Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in
dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11
allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText
request that triggers memory-allocation failure.

See also :

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72067 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4396