Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : x11-server (MDVSA-2013:259)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated x11-server packages fix security vulnerability :

Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in
dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11
allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon
crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText
request that triggers memory-allocation failure (CVE-2013-4396).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0317.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70679 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62892

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4396

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