Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : xorg (cve_2013_4396_use_after)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80821
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Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- 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. (CVE-2013-4396)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.17.5.0.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/cve-2013-4396-use-after-free-vulnerability-in-xorg

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80821

File Name: solaris11_xorg_20141014.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.1, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:xorg

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/14/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4396