Scientific Linux Security Update : mesa on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

It was found that Mesa did not correctly validate messages from the X
server. A malicious X server could cause an application using Mesa to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the user running the application. (CVE-2013-1993)

All running applications linked against Mesa must be restarted for
this update to take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66778 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1993

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