SuSE 10 Security Update : xorg-x11 (ZYPP Patch Number 7954)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58143


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of xorg-x11 fixes issues that could allow attackers using GLX opcodes to read access to arbitrary memory locations (CVE-2010-4818). Additionally, a crash due to missing bounds checks in the the Glyph Render protocol have been fixed. (CVE-2010-4819)

Access to the X server by the attacker was required to make this work.


Apply ZYPP patch number 7954.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58143

File Name: suse_xorg-x11-7954.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/28

Modified: 2012/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/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: 2012/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4818, CVE-2010-4819