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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:329

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:329.

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.

Several integer overflow bugs were found in the way XFree86 parses pixmap
images. It is possible for a user to gain elevated privileges by loading a
specially crafted pixmap image. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project ( has assigned the name CVE-2005-2495 to this issue.

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

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

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-2495
BugTraq ID: 14807
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#102441
Debian Security Information: DSA-816 (Google Search)
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBUX02137
HPdes Security Advisory: SSRT051024
SCO Security Bulletin: SCOSA-2006.22
SGI Security Advisory: 20060403-01-U
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2005:056 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:023 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xorg-pixmap-bo(22244)
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