Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xorg-x11 (MDKSA-2006:148)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer overflow flaw was discovered in how xorg-x11/XFree86
handles PCF files. A malicious authorized client could exploit the
issue to cause a DoS (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code
with root privileges on the xorg-x11/XFree86 server.

Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23895 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-148.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3467

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