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MDKSA-2007:005: 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-2007:005 (xorg-x11).

Sean Larsson of iDefense Labs discovered several vulnerabilities in
X.Org/XFree86:
Local exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability in the
'ProcRenderAddGlyphs()' 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-2006-6101)
Local exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability in the
'ProcDbeGetVisualInfo()' 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-2006-6102)
Local exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability in the
'ProcDbeSwapBuffers()' 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-2006-6103)
Updated packages are patched to address these issues.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:005
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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