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Security update for XFree86-server


(Last modified: 21SEP2005)

solutions Security update for XFree86-server SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (3d6df3814d44ff22980e1553b6d66fab)

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-10490
Release: 20050921
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update fixes an integer overflow in the pixmap handling (CAN-2005-2495).
An attacker may be able to exploit this bug to execute code remotely.


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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