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XFree86 4.0 local buffer overflow
  • From: "Fred A. Miller" <fm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 15:41:29 -0400
  • Message-id: <396F6CE9.10C95B0@xxxxxxxxxxx>
XFree86 4.0 local buffer overflow

FreeBSD has released updated packages that detail a local buffer
overflow in XFree86 version 4.0. The vulnerability lets a local attacker
gain root privileges.

Updated FreeBSD packages:

ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-3-stable/x11/
ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4-stable/x11/
ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/alpha/packages-4-stable/x11/
ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5-current/x11/
ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/alpha/packages-5-current/x11/

Source: FreeBSD
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/freebsd/2000-07/0037.html

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