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[GLSA-200701-25] X.Org X server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
X.Org X server: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-25
(X.Org X server: Multiple vulnerabilities)


Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities have been found in the
ProcDbeGetVisualInfo() and the ProcDbeSwapBuffers() of the DBE
extension, and ProcRenderAddGlyphs() in the Render extension.

Impact

A local attacker could execute arbitrary code with the rights of
the user running the X server, typically root.

Workaround

Disable the dbe and render extension by removing the "Load dbe" and
"Load render" directives in the Module section of xorg.conf.
Note: This could affect the functionality of some applications.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6101
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6102
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6103


Solution:
All X.Org X server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-server-1.1.1-r4"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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