SUSE-SA:2005:056: XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:056 (XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server).


The X server memory can be accessed my a malicious X client by exploiting
a missing range check in the function XCreatePixmap(). This bug can probably
be used to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the X server (root).

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_56_xserver.html

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19935 ()

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