SuSE9 Security Update : XFree86 (YOU Patch Number 12700)

high Nessus Plugin ID 53401
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Synopsis

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

Description

The following bug has been fixed :

- Remote attackers could execute arbitrary commands as root by assigning specially crafted hostnames to X11 clients via XDMCP. (CVE-2011-0465)

Solution

Apply YOU patch number 12700.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0465.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53401

File Name: suse9_12700.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/13/2011

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: 9.3

Vector: 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

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0465

IAVA: 2017-A-0098