AIX 7.1 TL 1 : xorg (IV52185)

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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 :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/xorg_advisory2.asc

Solution :

Install the appropriate interim fix.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: AIX Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72068 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4396