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Security update for X.org X11

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(Last modified: 08OCT2007)


solutions Security update for X.org X11 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (eebff351cff842b2f46d22f48d3f2009)

Applies to

Package: xorg-x11
xorg-x11-Xnest
xorg-x11-Xprt
xorg-x11-Xvfb
xorg-x11-Xvnc
xorg-x11-devel
xorg-x11-doc
xorg-x11-driver-options
xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi
xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi
xorg-x11-fonts-cyrillic
xorg-x11-fonts-scalable
xorg-x11-fonts-syriac
xorg-x11-libs
xorg-x11-man
xorg-x11-sdk
xorg-x11-server
xorg-x11-server-glx
Product(s): SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4486
Release: 20071008
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes the following issues: X Font Server build_range():
  • Integer Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2708] (CVE-2007-4989)
  • X Font Server swap_char2b() Heap Overflow Vulnerability [IDEF2709] (CVE-2007-4990).

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.rpm xorg-x11-Xnest.rpm xorg-x11-Xprt.rpm xorg-x11-Xvfb.rpm xorg-x11-Xvnc.rpm xorg-x11-devel.rpm xorg-x11-doc.rpm xorg-x11-driver-options.rpm xorg-x11-fonts-100dpi.rpm xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi.rpm xorg-x11-fonts-cyrillic.rpm xorg-x11-fonts-scalable.rpm xorg-x11-fonts-syriac.rpm xorg-x11-libs.rpm xorg-x11-man.rpm xorg-x11-sdk.rpm xorg-x11-server.rpm xorg-x11-server-glx.rpm

links to download packages

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Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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