openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11-Xvnc (openSUSE-SU-2010:0583-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a memory corruption in the X Render extension in the
X server.

CVE-2010-1166: The fbComposite function in fbpict.c in the Render
extension in the X server in X.Org X11R7.1 allows remote authenticated
users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted request,
related to an incorrect macro definition.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-09/msg00002.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=597232

Solution :

Update the affected xorg-x11-Xvnc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49139 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1166

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