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Security update for xloader

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(Last modified: 11JAN2007)


solutions Security update for xloader SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (765b98b723b218b9c8a8e02d4064621a)

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-11382
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 xloader.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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