FreeBSD : xorg-server -- privilege escalation (61534682-b8f4-11da-8e62-000e0c33c2dc)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21441


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Daniel Stone of X.Org reports :

During the analysis of results from the Coverity code review of X.Org, we discovered a flaw in the server that allows local users to execute arbitrary code with root privileges, or cause a denial of service by overwriting files on the system, again with root privileges.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21441

File Name: freebsd_pkg_61534682b8f411da8e62000e0c33c2dc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:xorg-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0745