SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (SAT Patch Numbers 8463 / 8464)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

xorg-x11-server was updated to fix the following security issue :

- Fixed a security issue in which an authenticated X
client can cause an X server to use memory after it was
freed, potentially leading to crash and/or memory
corruption. (CVE-2013-4396, bnc#843652)

A non-security issues was also fixed :

- rfbAuthReenable is accessing rfbClient structure that
was in most cases already freed. It actually needs only
ScreenPtr, so pass it directly. (bnc#816813)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8463 / 8464 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70961 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4396

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