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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2012:0227-1: important: xorg-x11-server
openSUSE Security Update: xorg-x11-server
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:0227-1
Rating: important
References: #722944
Cross-References: CVE-2011-4028 CVE-2011-4029
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

The X server had two security issues and one bug that is
fixed by this update.

CVE-2011-4028: It is possible for a local attacker to
deduce if a file exists or not by exploiting the way that
Xorg creates its lock files.

CVE-2011-4029: It is possible for a non-root local user to
set the read permission for all users on any file or
directory.


Special Instructions and Notes:

Please reboot the system after installing this update.This
update triggers a restart of the software management stack.
More updates will be available for installation after
applying this update and restarting the application. This
update triggers a restart of the software management stack.
More updates will be available for installation after
applying this update and restarting the application.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch xorg-x11-Xvnc-5490

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.5_1.8.0-10.15.2
xorg-x11-server-7.5_1.8.0-10.15.2
xorg-x11-server-extra-7.5_1.8.0-10.15.2
xorg-x11-server-sdk-7.5_1.8.0-10.15.2


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4028.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4029.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/722944

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