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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
An input validation flaw was found in X.org's MIT-SHM extension. A
client connected to the X.org server could read arbitrary server
memory, resulting in the disclosure of sensitive data of other users
of the X.org server (CVE-2008-1379).
Multiple integer overflows were found in X.org's Render extension. A
malicious authorized client could exploit these issues to cause a
denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code with root
privileges on the X.org server (CVE-2008-2360, CVE-2008-2361,
The Metisse program is likewise affected by these issues; the updated
packages have been patched to prevent them.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36890 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-179.nasl)
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