SUSE-SA:2004:041: xshared, XFree86-libs, xorg-x11-libs

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Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2004:041 (xshared, XFree86-libs, xorg-x11-libs).


The XPM library which is part of the XFree86/XOrg project is used by
several GUI applications to process XPM image files.
A source code review done by Thomas Biege of the SuSE Security-Team
revealed several different kinds of bugs.
The bug types are:
- integer overflows
- out-of-bounds memory access
- shell command execution
- path traversal
- endless loops
By providing a special image these bugs can be exploited by remote and/or
local attackers to gain access to the system or to escalate their local
privileges.

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/2004_41_xshared_XFree86_libs_xorg_x11_libs.html

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15755 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11694

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0914

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