Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libx11 (MDKSA-2006:199)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The Xinput module (modules/im/ximcp/imLcIm.c) in X.Org libX11 1.0.2
and 1.0.3 opens a file for reading twice using the same file
descriptor, which causes a file descriptor leak that allows local
users to read files specified by the XCOMPOSEFILE environment variable
via the duplicate file descriptor.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24584 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-199.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5397

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