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RHSA-2004-152: XFree Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the XFree packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Updated XFree86 packages that fix a minor denial of service vulnerability are
now available.

XFree86 is an implementation of the X Window System, providing the core
graphical user interface and video drivers.

Flaws in XFree86 4.1.0 allows local or remote attackers who are able to
connect to the X server to cause a denial of service via an out-of-bounds
array index or integer signedness error when using the GLX extension and
Direct Rendering Infrastructure (DRI). The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project ( has assigned the names CVE-2004-0093 and
CVE-2004-0094 to these issues.

These issues do not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.

All users of XFree86 are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages,
which contain a backported fix and are not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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