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

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
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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