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Mandrake update for XFree86

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Release Date:  2003-12-19    Views:  8,921

Secunia Advisory SA10469

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


MandrakeSoft has issued updated packages for XFree86. These fix a vulnerability in the XDM display manager, which potentially can be exploited by users to gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA9753


Solution:
Upgrade automatically using MandrakeUpdate or manually by downloading the updated packages from one of MandrakeSoft's FTP server mirrors:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://www.mandrakesecure.net/en/advisories/advisory.php?name=MDKSA-2003:118

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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