SuSE 10 Security Update : Intel i810 chips (ZYPP Patch Number 4728)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29911


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


The drm i915 component in the kernel before, when used with i965G and later chips ets, allows local users with access to an X11 session and Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) t o write to arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted batchbuffer.

This update also provides the latests i810 driver stack, which includes fixes for FnFx handling (enables switching from internal to external and internal monitor on Laptops)


Apply ZYPP patch number 4728.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29911

File Name: suse_915resolution-4728.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/10

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/07