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Security update for XFree86-server

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(Last modified: 11JAN2007)


solutions Security update for XFree86-server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3806664392b7217bd698fe6e5213851c)

Applies to

Package: XFree86-server
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
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-11381
Release: 20070111
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • X server: ProcRenderAddGlyphs Memory Corruption Vulnerability. This update fixes a memory corruption in the ProcRenderAddGlyphs() function (CVE-2006-6101).
  • X server: ProcDbeGetVisualInfo Memory Corruption Vulnerability. This update fixes a memory corruption in the ProcDbeGetVisualInfo() function (CVE-2006-6102).
  • X server: ProcDbeSwapBuffers Memory Corruption Vulnerability. This update fixes a memory corruption in the ProcDbeSwapBuffers() function (CVE-2006-6103).

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 -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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