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[GLSA-200605-02] X.Org: Buffer overflow in XRender extension Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
X.Org: Buffer overflow in XRender extension
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-02
(X.Org: Buffer overflow in XRender extension)
X.Org miscalculates the size of a buffer in the XRender extension.
An X.Org user could exploit this issue to make the X server
execute arbitrary code with elevated rights.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All X.Org users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r7"
Threat Level: High
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