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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2006:023: 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:2006:023 (xorg-x11-server).

Miscalculation of a buffer size in the X Render extension of the
X.Org X11 server could potentially be exploited by users to cause a
buffer overflow and run code with elevated rights.

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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