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SSA-2005-269-02 X.Org pixmap overflow Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2005-269-02 X.Org pixmap overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

New X.Org server packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
and -current to fix a security issue. An integer overflow in the pixmap
handling code may allow the execution of arbitrary code through a
specially crafted pixmap. Slackware 10.2 was patched against this
vulnerability before its release, but new server packages are being issued
for Slackware 10.2 and -current using an improved patch, as there were
some bug reports using certain programs.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-2495




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