|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2010:0382|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
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 are designed upon.
An incorrect calculation flaw was discovered in the X.Org Render extension.
A malicious, authorized client could exploit this issue to crash the X.Org
server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
Users of xorg-x11-server should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. All running X.Org server
instances must be restarted for this update to take effect.
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
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-1166|
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0382
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2010:014 (Google Search)
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