SuSE 10 Security Update : xorg-x11 (ZYPP Patch Number 7954)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of xorg-x11 fixes issues that could allow attackers using
GLX opcodes to read access to arbitrary memory locations
(CVE-2010-4818). Additionally, a crash due to missing bounds checks in
the the Glyph Render protocol have been fixed. (CVE-2010-4819)

Access to the X server by the attacker was required to make this work.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4818.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-4819.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7954.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58143 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4818
CVE-2010-4819

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