blob: 0435d3cc5c83ee211725c9b50b9aa893449efcf1 [file] [log] [blame]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200605-02">
<title>X.Org: Buffer overflow in XRender extension</title>
<synopsis>
A buffer overflow in the XRender extension potentially allows any X.Org
user to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">X.Org</product>
<announced>May 02, 2006</announced>
<revised>May 02, 2006: 01</revised>
<bug>130979</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="x11-base/xorg-x11" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">6.8.2-r7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">6.8.2-r7</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
X.Org is X.Org Foundation's public implementation of the X Window
System.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
X.Org miscalculates the size of a buffer in the XRender extension.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
An X.Org user could exploit this issue to make the X server
execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All X.Org users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=x11-base/xorg-x11-6.8.2-r7&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1526">CVE-2006-1526</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 01 May 2006 14:14:06 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 02 May 2006 17:42:54 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>