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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871104
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for xorg-x11-server RHSA-2013:1868-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-server'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'xorg-x11-server'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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 integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found
in the way X.Org server handled trapezoids. A malicious, authorized client
could use this flaw to crash the X.Org server or, potentially, execute
arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2013-6424)

All xorg-x11-server users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

Affected Software/OS:
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)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-6424
Debian Security Information: DSA-2822 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2822
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-64
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-30
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/12/03/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/12/04/8
http://lists.x.org/archives/xorg-devel/2013-October/037996.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1868
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1868.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1965 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00127.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2500-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2013 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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