RHEL 2.1 / 3 : XFree86 (RHSA-2006:0635)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22266

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated XFree86 packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

XFree86 is an implementation of the X Window System, which provides the core functionality for the Linux graphical desktop.

An integer overflow flaw in the way the XFree86 server processes PCF files was discovered. A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to cause a denial of service (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the XFree86 server.
(CVE-2006-3467)

Users of XFree86 should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch and is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2006-3467

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006:0635

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22266

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2006-0635.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/08/23

Updated: 2018/11/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-100dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-75dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-14-100dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-14-75dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-15-100dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-15-75dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-2-100dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-2-75dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-9-100dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-ISO8859-9-75dpi-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-Mesa-libGL, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-Mesa-libGLU, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-Xnest, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-Xvfb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-base-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-cyrillic-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-font-utils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-libs-data, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-sdk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-syriac-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-truetype-fonts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-twm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-xauth, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-xdm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-xf86cfg, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:XFree86-xfs, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3467

RHSA: 2006:0635