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Security update for xf86 and xmodules

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(Last modified: 01AUG2006)


solutions Security update for xf86 and xmodules SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a5283d11e5a15e1730c2e8229fa5e98c)

Applies to

Package: xf86
xmodules
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 IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11134
Release: 20060801
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This security update fixes crashes in the PCF handling, which might be used to
crash the Xserver using applications or even to execute code in them.

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 xf86.rpm xmodules.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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