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openSUSE-SU-2010:0583-1 (moderate): xorg-x11-server: Fixed memory corruption in XRender
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  • Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 17:08:12 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100907150812.1079CBE31@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Security Update: xorg-x11-server: Fixed memory corruption in XRender

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2010:0583-1
Rating: moderate
References: #597232
Cross-References: CVE-2010-1166
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.2

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update fixes a memory corruption in the X Render
extension in the X server.

CVE-2010-1166: The fbComposite function in fbpict.c in the
Render extension in the X server in X.Org X11R7.1 allows
remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service
(memory corruption and daemon crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code via a crafted request, related to an
incorrect macro definition.

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 11.2:

zypper in -t patch xorg-x11-Xvnc-2875

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

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.2 (i586 x86_64):



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