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SUSE-SA:2006:016: xorg-x11-server

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:016 (xorg-x11-server).

A programming flaw in the X.Org X Server permits local attackers to
gain root access when the server is setuid root, as is the default
in SUSE Linux 10.0. This flaw was spotted by the Coverity project.

Only SUSE Linux 10.0 is affected, older products do not include the
problematic piece of code.

This problem is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-0745.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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