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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.56633
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2006:0451
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2006:0451.

X.org 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 X.org 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 X.org server. (CVE-2006-1526)

Users of X.org 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.

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-2006-0451.html
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-May/015136.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 17795
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-1526
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17795
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#633257
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/633257
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/436327/100/0/threaded
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-02.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:081
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg/2006-May/015136.html
OpenBSD Security Advisory: [3.8] 007: SECURITY FIX: May 2, 2006
http://www.openbsd.org/errata38.html#xorg
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9929
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0451.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016018
http://secunia.com/advisories/19900
http://secunia.com/advisories/19915
http://secunia.com/advisories/19916
http://secunia.com/advisories/19921
http://secunia.com/advisories/19943
http://secunia.com/advisories/19951
http://secunia.com/advisories/19956
http://secunia.com/advisories/19983
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102339-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:023 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_05_03.html
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0024
https://usn.ubuntu.com/280-1/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1617
XForce ISS Database: xorg-xrender-bo(26200)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26200
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