SuSE 10 Security Update : xorg-x11-Xnest (ZYPP Patch Number 4875)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30040


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


This update fixes various Xserver security issues. File existence disclosure vulnerability. (CVE-2007-5958)

XInput Extension Memory Corruption Vulnerability [IDEF2888 CVE-2007-6427].

TOG-CUP Extension Memory Corruption Vulnerability [IDEF2901 CVE-2007-6428].

EVI Extension Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2902 CVE-2007-6429].

MIT-SHM Extension Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2904 CVE-2007-6429].

XFree86-MISC Extension Invalid Array Index Vulnerability [IDEF2903 CVE-2007-5760].

PCF font parser vulnerability.


Apply ZYPP patch number 4875.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30040

File Name: suse_xorg-x11-Xnest-4875.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/21

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/06

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5760, CVE-2007-5958, CVE-2007-6427, CVE-2007-6428, CVE-2007-6429

CWE: 189, 200, 362, 399