openSUSE Security Update : xorg-x11 (openSUSE-SU-2011:0298-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 53810


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected xorg-x11 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53810

File Name: suse_11_2_xorg-x11-110405.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/05

Modified: 2017/04/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xorg-x11-xauth, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0465

IAVA: 2017-A-0098