SuSE9 Security Update : XFree86-Xnest (YOU Patch Number 12043)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41183


The remote SuSE 9 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 YOU patch number 12043.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41183

File Name: suse9_12043.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Updated: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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: 2008/01/08

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