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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51948
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:331
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:331.

XFree86 is an open source implementation of the X Window System. It
provides the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical
user interfaces (GUIs) such as GNOME and KDE are designed upon.

An integer overflow flaw was found in libXpm, which is used by some
applications for loading of XPM images. An attacker could create a
malicious XPM file that would execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim
using an application linked to the vulnerable library. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name
CVE-2005-0605 to this issue.

The updated XFree86 packages also address the following minor issues:

- - Updated XFree86-4.3.0-keyboard-disable-ioport-access-v3.patch to make
warning messages less alarmist.

- - Backported XFree86-4.3.0-libX11-stack-overflow.patch from xorg-x11-6.8.1
packaging to fix stack overflow in libX11, which was discovered by new
security features of gcc4.

Users of XFree86 should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-331.html

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
7.5

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 12714
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0605
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12714
Debian Security Information: DSA-723 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-723
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2006-January/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200503-08.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-15.xml
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10411
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-044.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-198.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-331.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-412.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-473.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0261.html
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2005.57
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.57/SCOSA-2005.57.txt
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2006.5
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.5/SCOSA-2006.5.txt
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013339
http://secunia.com/advisories/14460
http://secunia.com/advisories/18049
http://secunia.com/advisories/18316
http://secunia.com/advisories/19624
SGI Security Advisory: 20060403-01-U
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060403-01-U
https://usn.ubuntu.com/92-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/97-1/
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