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 >> Fedora Local Security Checks >> Fedora Core 1 2004-069: XFree86


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 1 2004-069: XFree86

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the XFree86 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2004-069 (XFree86).

XFree86 is an open source implementation of the X Window System. It
provides the basic low level functionality which full fledged
graphical user interfaces (GUIs) such as GNOME and KDE are designed
upon.

Update Information:

Updated XFree86 packages that fix a privilege escalation vulnerability are
now available.

XFree86 is an implementation of the X Window System, providing the core
graphical user interface and video drivers.

iDefense discovered two buffer overflows in the parsing of the 'font.alias'
file. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a
carefully-crafted file and gaining root rights.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the names CVE-2004-0083 and CVE-2004-0084 to these issues.

Additionally David Dawes discovered additional flaws in reading font files.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has
assigned the name CVE-2004-0106 to these issues.

All users of XFree86 are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages,
which contain a backported fix and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Red Hat would like to thank David Dawes from XFree86 for the patches and
notification of these issues.



Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-069.shtml
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Dell PowerEdge R530 2x E5-2650v3 2.3GHz 10 Core 128GB 8x 4TB 7.2K 12Gb SAS H730
$6250.0
Dell PowerEdge R530 2x E5-2650v3 2.3GHz 10 Core 128GB 8x 4TB 7.2K 12Gb SAS H730 pictureHP Proliant ML150 G6 - 1x Xeon E5506 QC @ 2.13GHz 6GB DDR3 B110i NO HD +
$121.11
HP Proliant ML150 G6 - 1x Xeon E5506 QC @ 2.13GHz 6GB DDR3 B110i NO HD + pictureHP ProLiant DL380 G6 2x Intel Xeon X5550 2.66Ghz Quad Core 48GB Ram 2x 146GB HDD
$59.0
HP ProLiant DL380 G6 2x Intel Xeon X5550 2.66Ghz Quad Core 48GB Ram 2x 146GB HDD pictureHP ProLiant DL360 G6 2x Intel Xeon e5540 2.53Ghz Quad Core 48GB Ram NO HDD
$49.0
HP ProLiant DL360 G6 2x Intel Xeon e5540 2.53Ghz Quad Core 48GB Ram NO HDD picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.