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SSA-2006-123-01 xorg server overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2006-123-01 xorg server overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

New xorg and xorg-devel packages are available for Slackware 10.1, 10.2,
and -current to fix a security issue. A typo in the X render extension
in X.Org 6.8.0 or later allows an X client to crash the server and
possibly to execute arbitrary code as the X server user (typically this
is "root".)

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

The advisory from X.Org may be found here:

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