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CESA-2008:0031: xorg-x11-server security update

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CESA-2008:0031: xorg-x11-server security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/18/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2010
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

X.Org is an open source implementation of the X Window System. It providesbasic low-level functionality that full-fledged graphical user interfacesare designed upon.Two integer overflow flaws were found in the X.Org server's EVI and MIT-SHMmodules. A malicious authorized client could exploit these issues to causea denial of service (crash), or potentially execute arbitrary code withroot privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2007-6429)A memory corruption flaw was found in the X.Org server's XInput extension.A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to cause a denial ofservice (crash), or potentially execute arbitrary code with root privilegeson the X.Org server. (CVE-2007-6427)An input validation flaw was found in the X.Org server's XFree86-Miscextension. A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to causea denial of service (crash), or potentially execute arbitrary code withroot privileges on the X.Org server. (CVE-2007-5760)An information disclosure flaw was found in the X.Org server's TOG-CUPextension. A malicious authorized client could exploit this issue to causea denial of service (crash), or potentially view arbitrary memory contentwithin the X server's address space. (CVE-2007-6428)A flaw was found in the X.Org server's XC-SECURITY extension, that couldhave allowed a local user to verify the existence of an arbitrary file,even in directories that are not normally accessible to that user.(CVE-2007-5958)Users of xorg-x11-server should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain backported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-sdk
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xdmx
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xephyr
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xnest
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xorg
  • centos-upgrade-xorg-x11-server-xvfb

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