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Security update for Xorg X11

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(Last modified: 18APR2007)


solutions Security update for Xorg X11 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8476a77bfebd56f3cd855c67d62ee674)

Applies to

Package: xorg-x11-server
xorg-x11-Xnest
xorg-x11-libs
xorg-x11-Xvfb
xorg-x11-Xvnc
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070418
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

  • Integer overflows in the XC-MISC extension of the X-server could potentially be exploited to execute code with root privileges (CVE-2007-1003).
  • Integer overflows in libx11 could cause crashes (CVE-2007-1667).
  • Integer overflows in the font handling of the X-server could potentially be exploited to execute code with root privileges (CVE-2007-1352, CVE-2007-1351).

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 xorg-x11-server.rpm xorg-x11-Xnest.rpm xorg-x11-libs.rpm xorg-x11-Xvfb.rpm xorg-x11-Xvnc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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