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Security update for xorg-x11-Xnest

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(Last modified: 08JAN2008)


solutions Security update for xorg-x11-Xnest SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (18a56e9d8d46b54d240bd74f97e7a881)

Applies to

Package: xorg-x11-Xnest
xorg-x11-Xvfb
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4875
Release: 20080108
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes various Xserver security issues.
  • File existence disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2007-5958).
  • XInput Extension Memory Corruption Vulnerability [IDEF2888 CVE-2007-6427].
  • TOG-CUP Extension Memory Corruption Vulnerability [IDEF2901 CVE-2007-6428].
  • EVI Extension Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2902 CVE-2007-6429].
  • MIT-SHM Extension Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2904 CVE-2007-6429].
  • XFree86-MISC Extension Invalid Array Index Vulnerability [IDEF2903 CVE-2007-5760].
  • PCF font parser vulnerability.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv xorg-x11-Xnest.rpm xorg-x11-Xvfb.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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