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

low Nessus Plugin ID 66803
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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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: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/5/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: 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: 4/30/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1940