Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : libx11 vulnerability (USN-453-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 28050
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows were found in the XGetPixel function of libx11. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted XWD image, remote attackers could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.