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|Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2005 3:55 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200509-07 ] X.Org: Heap overflow in pixmap allocation
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: X.Org: Heap overflow in pixmap allocation (GLSA 200509-07)
Date: September 12, 2005
An integer overflow in pixmap memory allocation potentially allows any X.Org user to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
X.Org is X.Org Foundation's Public Implementation of the X Window System.
Vulnerable: < 6.8.2-r3
Unaffected: >= 6.8.2-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures
X.Org is missing an integer overflow check during pixmap memory allocation.
An X.Org user could exploit this issue to make the X server execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All X.org users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-base/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r3"
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