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MDKSA-2006:148: xorg-x11 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xorg-x11 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:148 (xorg-x11).

An integer overflow flaw was discovered in how xorg-x11/XFree86 handles
PCF files. A malicious authorized client could exploit the issue to
cause a DoS (crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code with root
rights on the xorg-x11/XFree86 server.
Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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