Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : x11-server (MDKSA-2007:178)

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 :

Aaron Plattner discovered a buffer overflow in the Composite extension
of the X.org X server, which if exploited could lead to local
privilege escalation.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26045 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-178.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4730

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