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Security update for xloader and xmodules


(Last modified: 21SEP2005)

solutions Security update for xloader and xmodules SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (6b16ab65d43c461fec64068bc1210288)

Applies to

Package: xloader
Product(s): SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-10491
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 xloader.rpm xmodules.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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