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Security update for XFree86-server


(Last modified: 01AUG2006)

solutions Security update for XFree86-server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1a58c52af7fc0fe31cc51a8f418fd4ac)

Applies to

Package: XFree86-server
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11133
Release: 20060801
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

This security update fixes crashes in the PCF handling, which might be used to
crash the Xserver using applications or even to execute code in them.


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 -Fvh XFree86-server.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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