Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA607] DSA-607-1 xfree86


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA607] DSA-607-1 xfree86

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-607-1 xfree86

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several developers have discovered a number of problems in the libXpm
library which is provided by X.Org, XFree86 and LessTif. These bugs
can be exploited by remote and/or local attackers to gain access to
the system or to escalate their local rights, by using a specially
crafted XPM image.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 4.1.0-16woody5.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed in
version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your xlibs package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-607
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Avalon Hill's Galaxy for the TI 994/a, TRS-80 Model 3/4, C64, Apple II, Atari
$12.99
Avalon Hill's Galaxy for the TI 994/a, TRS-80 Model 3/4, C64, Apple II, Atari pictureatari 800xl
$350.0
atari 800xl pictureAtari 800 parts - main board, cpu board, power board
$32.0
Atari 800 parts - main board, cpu board, power board pictureRare Atari Portfolio HPC-004 Vintage Pocket Computer and Accessories
$99.99
Rare Atari Portfolio HPC-004 Vintage Pocket Computer and Accessories  picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.