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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

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