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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.
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)

Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-6424
Debian Security Information: DSA-2822 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:1868
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1965 (Google Search)
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