High Nessus Plugin ID 21137
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe 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.