AIX 6.1 TL 9 : xorg (IV52978)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72287
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote AIX host is missing a security patch.

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText request that triggers memory-allocation failure.

Solution

Install the appropriate interim fix.

See Also

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/xorg_advisory2.asc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72287

File Name: aix_IV52978.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2/5/2014

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:ibm:aix:6.1

Required KB Items: Host/AIX/lslpp, Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AIX/version

Patch Publication Date: 1/21/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/21/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4396