Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11 on SL4.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60224


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A temporary file flaw was found in the way the X.Org X11 xfs font server startup script executes. A local user could modify the permissions of the file of their choosing, possibly elevating their local privileges (CVE-2007-3103).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60224

File Name: sl_20070712_xorg_x11_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3103

CWE: 59