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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0451

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0451. is an open source implementation of the X Window System. It provides
the basic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user
interfaces such as GNOME and KDE are designed upon.

A buffer overflow flaw in the server RENDER extension was discovered.
A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to cause a denial of
service (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code with root privileges
on the server. (CVE-2006-1526)

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

This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

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 : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 17795
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-1526
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#633257
OpenBSD Security Advisory: [3.8] 007: SECURITY FIX: May 2, 2006
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:023 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: xorg-xrender-bo(26200)
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2006 E-Soft Inc.

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