Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : xorg (cve_2013_4396_use_after)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- 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://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2013_4396_use_after

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.17.5.0.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80821 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4396

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