RHEL 2.1 : XFree86 (RHSA-2004:152)
High Nessus Plugin ID 12483
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated XFree86 packages that fix a minor denial of service vulnerability are now available.
XFree86 is an implementation of the X Window System, providing the core graphical user interface and video drivers.
Flaws in XFree86 4.1.0 allows local or remote attackers who are able to connect to the X server to cause a denial of service via an out-of-bounds array index or integer signedness error when using the GLX extension and Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI). The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the names CVE-2004-0093 and CVE-2004-0094 to these issues.
These issues do not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
All users of XFree86 are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which contain a backported fix and are not vulnerable to these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.