Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A buffer over-read flaw was found in the way the X.Org server handled
XkbGetGeometry requests. A malicious, authorized client could use this
flaw to disclose portions of the X.Org server memory, or cause the
X.Org server to crash using a specially crafted XkbGetGeometry
request. (CVE-2015-0255)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82759 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0255

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