Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xrdb (MDVSA-2011:076)

high Nessus Plugin ID 53524
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in xrdb :

xrdb.c in xrdb before 1.0.9 in X.Org X11R7.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in a hostname obtained from a (1) DHCP or (2) XDMCP message (CVE-2011-0465).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected xrdb package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53524

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-076.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 4/22/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

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:mandriva:linux:xrdb, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0465

BID: 47189

MDVSA: 2011:076

IAVA: 2017-A-0098