Fedora 14 : xorg-x11-server-utils-7.5-5.fc14 (2011-4871)

high Nessus Plugin ID 53438
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fixes CVE-2011-0465 root hole via rogue hostname (xrdb)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected xorg-x11-server-utils package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5622e47e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53438

File Name: fedora_2011-4871.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/15/2011

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xorg-x11-server-utils, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/6/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0465

BID: 47189

FEDORA: 2011-4871

IAVA: 2017-A-0098