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rPSA-2007-0141-1 xorg-x11 xorg-x11-fonts xorg-x11-tools xorg-x11-xfs Jul 17 2007 12:06PM
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rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0141-1
Published: 2007-07-17
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:
Local Root Deterministic Privilege Escalation
Updated Versions:
xorg-x11=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/6.8.2-30.6-1
xorg-x11-fonts=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/6.8.2-30.6-1
xorg-x11-tools=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/6.8.2-30.6-1
xorg-x11-xfs=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/6.8.2-30.6-1

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3103
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1485

Description:
Previous versions of the xorg-x11 package contain a vulnerability
in the xfs font-server startup script that a local user may exploit
to modify permissions on arbitrary files, possibly leading to root
privilege escalation.

Copyright 2007 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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