Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libxext (MDVSA-2010:095)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and fixed in libxext :

There's a race condition in libXext that causes apps that use the X
shared memory extensions to occasionally crash.

Packages for 2008.0 and 2009.0 are provided due to the Extended
Maintenance Program for those products.

The corrected packages solves this problem.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?3cfbae1f
http://crbug.com/25324
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xcb/2009-October/005102.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46331 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-095.nasl)

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