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 >> SuSE Local Security Checks >> SUSE-SA:2005:056: XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server


Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2005:056: XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:056 (XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server).


The X server memory can be accessed my a malicious X client by exploiting
a missing range check in the function XCreatePixmap(). This bug can probably
be used to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the X server (root).


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_56_xserver.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Hitachi HTS723216L9SA60 160GB SATA 1.5Gb/s 2.5" Internal Notebook Hard Drive
$4.99
Hitachi HTS723216L9SA60 160GB SATA 1.5Gb/s 2.5Lot of 10 160GB 160 GB 2.5" SATA Mixed Brand Laptop Hard Drives HDD's (TESTED)
$90.0
Lot of 10 160GB 160 GB 2.5Samsung Hard Drive Model No ST1000LM024 SATA 1000GB
$33.83
Samsung Hard Drive Model No ST1000LM024 SATA  1000GB  pictureIBM 39T2522 39T2523 39T2514 IDE 60GB Laptop 2.5" 5.4K Hard Drive +Sled
$40.0
IBM 39T2522 39T2523 39T2514 IDE 60GB Laptop 2.5


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.