SuSE9 Security Update : XFree86-server (YOU Patch Number 12638)

high Nessus Plugin ID 49757

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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

The X.Org X11 Server was updated to fix 2 security issues :

- This fix adds a workaround for overlapping stacks and heaps in case of OOM conditions.This workaround is necessary if the kernel is not properly adding guard or gap-pages below the stack. (CVE-2010-2240)

- The fbComposite function in fbpict.c in the Render extension in the X server in X.Org X11R7.1 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted request, related to an incorrect macro definition. (CVE-2010-1166)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12638.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1166.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2240.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49757

File Name: suse9_12638.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/6/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/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

Patch Publication Date: 8/19/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1166, CVE-2010-2240