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Optional update for xorg-x11-devel


(Last modified: 20MAR2007)

solutions Optional update for xorg-x11-devel SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7eda55a9d7bcfbc970fb40b2a369d418)

Applies to

Package: xorg-x11-devel
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2924
Release: 20070320
Obsoletes: none


This package is the update for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise 10.
Install it to have your system at SP1 level.



Problem description

  • bug-248332_lcDB.diff:
    • fixes a bad pointer calculation type (Bug #248332)
  • bug-252958_libX11.diff:
    • Buffer overflow in XGetPixel() (Bug #252958)
  • bug-247730-247732_libXfont.diff:
    • X Window System Server fonts.dir File Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerability / X Window System Server BDF Font Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Bugs #247730, #247732)
  • bug-243978_xcmisc.diff:
    • mem corruption in ProcXCMiscGetXIDList (CVE-2007-1003, Bug #243978)
  • bug-239698_libx11.diff:
    • XIM (with SCIM) commits first character after FocusIn immediately (Bug #239698)
  • acpi_events.diff/bug-197858_dpms.diff:
    • fixes 'X server wakes up on any ACPI event' issue (Bug #240055)
  • pci-rom-domain-fix.patch:
    • pci domain not stripped from bus in linuxPciHandleBIOS() (Bug #237900)
  • bug-237949_237949.patch:
    • fix call of linuxPciOpenFile() (Bug #237949)
  • bug-237960_237960.patch:
    • added declaration for drmGetBusid() (Bug #237960)
  • apply xorg-bug6438.diff only for s390x to fix NVIDIA driver crashes (Bug #233766)
  • fixed build on s390/s390x by manually generating fonts.scale file for truetype fonts
  • fixed typo in cve-2006-6101_6102_6103.diff (Bugs #225975)
  • updated cve-2006-6101_6102_6103.diff (Bugs #225972/225974/225975)
  • cve-2006-6101_6102_6103.diff:
    • CVE-2006-6101 iDefense ProcRenderAddGlyphs (Bug #225972)
    • CVE-2006-6102 iDefense ProcDbeGetVisualInfo (Bug #225974)
    • CVE-2006-6103 iDefense ProcDbeSwapBuffers (Bug #225975)
  • p_pci-mmap-check.diff:
    • no longer segfault when linuxMapPci() fails (Bug #221520)
  • xorg-bug6438.diff:
    • fix LSB line drawing test fail with Xvfb on s390x (Bug #178031)
  • bug205970.diff (currently disabled):
    • on IA64 machines with embedded VGA without PCI ROM copy VBIOS from SBIOS to RAM (Bug #205970)
  • libXfont.diff (Bug #202367):
    • CIDAFM/scan_cidfont int overflow (CVE-2006-3739/CVE-2006-3740)
  • p_ValidatePci.diff:
    • disabled broken PCI validation code (Bug #191987)


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 -Uvh xorg-x11-devel.rpm

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