openSUSE 10 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (xorg-x11-server-1914)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27493


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This security update fixes crashes in the PCF handling, which might be used to crash the Xserver using applications or even to execute code in them.


Update the affected xorg-x11-server package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27493

File Name: suse_xorg-x11-server-1914.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-server, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/26