SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : xorg-x11 (SAT Patch Numbers 8723 / 8724)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in xorg-x11 in the
function bdfReadCharacters(). CVE-2013-6462 has been assigned to this
issue.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854915
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-6462.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8723 / 8724 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72456 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6462

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