|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Update for xorg-x11-server RHSA-2013:1426-01|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-server'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-server'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
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.
A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the X.Org server handled
ImageText requests. A malicious, authorized client could use this flaw to
crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root
Red Hat would like to thank the X.Org security team for reporting this
issue. Upstream acknowledges Pedro Ribeiro as the original reporter.
All xorg-x11-server users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
xorg-x11-server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)
Please Install the Updated Packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4396|
BugTraq ID: 62892
Debian Security Information: DSA-2784 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1426
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1610 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1614 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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