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Security update for xloader, xshared, xmodules and vnc

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(Last modified: 19APR2007)


solutions Security update for xloader, xshared, xmodules and vnc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (d01bb675582b3827d7dea897df29019c)

Applies to

Package: xloader
xshared
xmodules
vnc
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-11490
Release: 20070419
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 xloader.rpm xshared.rpm xmodules.rpm vnc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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