Scientific Linux Security Update : xorg-x11-server on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71631
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in the way X.Org server handled trapezoids. A malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.