SUSE-SA:2006:016: xorg-x11-server

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2010 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:2006:016 (xorg-x11-server).


A programming flaw in the X.Org X Server allows local attackers to
gain root access when the server is setuid root, as is the default
in SUSE Linux 10.0. This flaw was spotted by the Coverity project.

Only SUSE Linux 10.0 is affected, older products do not include the
problematic piece of code.

This problem is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-0745.

Solution :

http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_16_xorgx11server.html

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21137 ()

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