FreeBSD : xorg-server -- use-after-free (9a57c607-3cab-11e3-b4d9-bcaec565249c)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70595


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Alan Coopersmith reports :

Pedro Ribeiro (pedrib at reported an issue to the X.Org security team in which an authenticated X client can cause an X server to use memory after it was freed, potentially leading to crash and/or memory corruption.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70595

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9a57c6073cab11e3b4d9bcaec565249c.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 10/25/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:xorg-server, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 10/24/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/8/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4396