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Fedora Core 2 2005-272: xorg-x11

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the xorg-x11 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-272 (xorg-x11).

X.org X11 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:

An integer overflow flaw was found in libXpm, which is used by some
applications for loading of XPM images. A possible hacker could create a
malicious XPM file that would execute arbitrary code if opened by a
victim
using an application linked to the vulnerable library. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name
CVE-2005-0605 to this issue.


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=542
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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