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 >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2006:164: xorg-x11


Vulnerability Assessment Details

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

Cables, Connectors

HP DL380 G9 8-Core Server 2x E5-2623 v3 3.0GHz 16GB 2x 300GB 15K P440ar Rails
$2674.0
HP DL380 G9 8-Core Server 2x E5-2623 v3 3.0GHz 16GB 2x 300GB 15K P440ar Rails pictureHP DL380 G9 12-Core Server 2x E5-2603 v4 1.7GHz 16GB 8x 300GB P440ar Rails RPS
$2664.0
HP DL380 G9 12-Core Server 2x E5-2603 v4 1.7GHz 16GB 8x 300GB P440ar Rails RPS pictureHP DL380 G9 16-Core Server 2x E5-2667 v3 3.2GHz 192GB 8x 300GB 15K SAS P440ar
$8821.0
HP DL380 G9 16-Core Server 2x E5-2667 v3 3.2GHz 192GB 8x 300GB 15K SAS P440ar pictureHP DL380 G9 6-Core Server 1x E5-2620 v3 2.4GHz 48GB 2x 300GB 15K P440ar Rails
$2666.0
HP DL380 G9 6-Core Server 1x E5-2620 v3 2.4GHz 48GB 2x 300GB 15K P440ar Rails picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.