FreeBSD : X11 server -- pixmap allocation vulnerability (a863aa74-24be-11da-8882-000e0c33c2dc)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Allocating large pixmaps by a client can trigger an integer overflow
in the X server, potentially leading to execution of arbitrary code
with elevated (root) privileges.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166856
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=594
http://www.nessus.org/u?5ec015c8

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21490 (freebsd_pkg_a863aa7424be11da8882000e0c33c2dc.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14807

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2495

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