SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Xorg (SAT Patch Number 7761)

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

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of xorg-x11-server fixes one security issue and two bugs.

In some cases, input events are sent to X servers not currently the VT
owner, allowing a user to capture passwords. (CVE-2013-1940)

Also the following bugs have been fixed :

- A memory leak in cursor handling could slowly run the X
server out of memory. (bnc#813178)

- A memory leak in the X GE extension has been fixed that
could have also run the X server out of memory.

- A CAPS lock issue in VNC has been fixed (bnc#787170)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7761.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66801 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1940

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