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SUSE-SA:2006:023: xorg-x11-server Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xorg-x11-server package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:023 (xorg-x11-server).
Miscalculation of a buffer size in the X Render extension of the
X.Org X11 server could potentially be exploited by users to cause a
buffer overflow and run code with elevated rights.
Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2006_05_03.html
Threat Level: High
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