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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:148: 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 MDKSA-2006:148 (xorg-x11).

An integer overflow flaw was discovered in how xorg-x11/XFree86 handles
PCF files. A malicious authorized client could exploit the issue to
cause a DoS (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code with root
rights on the xorg-x11/XFree86 server.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:148
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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