Amazon Linux AMI : xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2014-277)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

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 :

Run 'yum update xorg-x11-server' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72295 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6424