SuSE 10 Security Update : xorg-x11-server (ZYPP Patch Number 8561)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66803


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


In some cases, input events are sent to X servers not currently the VT owner, allowing a user to capture passwords. This update fixes this issue. CVE-2013-1940 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply ZYPP patch number 8561.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66803

File Name: suse_xorg-x11-server-8561.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/06/05

Modified: 2013/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

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: 2013/04/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1940