SUSE-SA:2006:016: xorg-x11-server

high Nessus Plugin ID 21137
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:016 (xorg-x11-server).


A programming flaw in the X.Org X Server allows local attackers to gain root access when the server is setuid root, as is the default in SUSE Linux 10.0. This flaw was spotted by the Coverity project.

Only SUSE Linux 10.0 is affected, older products do not include the problematic piece of code.

This problem is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-0745.

Solution

http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_16_xorgx11server.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21137

File Name: suse_SA_2006_016.nasl

Version: 1.9

Agent: unix

Published: 3/23/2006

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list