Fedora 15 : xorg-x11-server-utils-7.5-5.fc15 (2011-4984)

High Nessus Plugin ID 53456


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fixes CVE-2011-0465 root hole via rogue hostname in xrdb

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53456

File Name: fedora_2011-4984.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/18

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xorg-x11-server-utils, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/07

Reference Information

BID: 47189

FEDORA: 2011-4984