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CentOS Update for XFree86-100dpi-fonts CESA-2008:0502 centos3 i386

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

Check for the Version of XFree86-100dpi-fonts

Insight

Insight

XFree86 is an implementation of the X Window System, which provides the core functionality for the Linux graphical desktop. An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's Security and Record extensions. 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-2008-1377) Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in X.org's Render extension. A malicious authorized client could exploit these issues to cause a denial of service (crash) or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2008-2360, CVE-2008-2361) An input validation flaw was discovered in X.org's MIT-SHM extension. A client connected to the X.org server could read arbitrary server memory. This could result in the sensitive data of other users of the X.org server being disclosed. (CVE-2008-1379) Users of XFree86 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Affected Software

Affected Software

XFree86-100dpi-fonts on CentOS 3

Solution

Solution

Please Install the Updated Packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)