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

High Nessus Plugin ID 60422

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VPR Score: 6.7

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?665595a1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 60422

File Name: sl_20080611_xorg_x11_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

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