Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : x11-server (MDVSA-2013:139)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This fixes a format string vulnerability in the LogVHdrMessageVerb
function in os/log.c when handling input device names in X.Org X11
server (CVE-2012-2118).

MBS1 is not vulnerable to arbitrary code execution via this
vulnerability because of the compiler options that were used to build
it, but it can still cause a crash.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66151 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53150

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2118

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