Scientific Linux Security Update : XFree86 on SL3.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 60420

Synopsis

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

Description

An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's Security and Record extensions. A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-1377)

Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in X.org's Render extension. A malicious authorized client could exploit these issues to cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-2360, CVE-2008-2361)

An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's MIT-SHM extension.
A client connected to the X.org server could read arbitrary server memory. This could result in the sensitive data of other users of the X.org server being disclosed. (CVE-2008-1379)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?46957aab

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60420

File Name: sl_20080611_XFree86_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1377, CVE-2008-1379, CVE-2008-2360, CVE-2008-2361

CWE: 189