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SUSE-SA:2005:056: XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:056 (XFree86-server,xorg-x11-server).

The X server memory can be accessed my a malicious X client by exploiting
a missing range check in the function XCreatePixmap(). This bug can probably
be used to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the X server (root).

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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