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MDKSA-2006:164: 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-2006:164 (xorg-x11).

Local exploitation of an integer overflow vulnerability in the
'CIDAFM()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server could permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary code with rights of the X server,
typically root (CVE-2006-3739).
Local exploitation of an integer overflow vulnerability in the
'scan_cidfont()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server could permit
a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code with rights of the X server,
typically root (CVE-2006-3740).
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:164
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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