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SSA-2006-123-01 xorg server overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SSA-2006-123-01 xorg server overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

New xorg and xorg-devel packages are available for Slackware 10.1, 10.2,
and -current to fix a security issue. A typo in the X render extension
in X.Org 6.8.0 or later permits an X client to crash the server and
possibly to execute arbitrary code as the X server user (typically this
is "root".)

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1526

The advisory from X.Org may be found here:

http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-May/015136.html




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Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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