Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xorg-x11 (MDKSA-2007:005)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs discovered several vulnerabilities in
X.Org/XFree86 :

Local exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability in the
'ProcRenderAddGlyphs()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with privileges of
the X server, typically root. (CVE-2006-6101)

Local exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability in the
'ProcDbeGetVisualInfo()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with privileges of
the X server, typically root. (CVE-2006-6102)

Local exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability in the
'ProcDbeSwapBuffers()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with privileges of
the X server, typically root. (CVE-2006-6103)

Updated packages are patched to address these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24621 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-005.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6101
CVE-2006-6102
CVE-2006-6103

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