Amazon Linux AMI : xorg-x11-server (ALAS-2011-13)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple input sanitization flaws were found in the X.Org GLX (OpenGL
extension to the X Window System) extension. A malicious, authorized
client could use these flaws to crash the X.Org server or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

An input sanitization flaw was found in the X.Org Render extension. A
malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to leak arbitrary
memory from the X.Org server process, or possibly crash the X.Org
server. (CVE-2010-4819)

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update xorg-x11-server' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69572 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4818

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