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Published:

05 December 2011

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2011.1195
         SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
                              5 December 2011

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          xorg-x11-server
Publisher:        SUSE
Operating System: SUSE
Impact/Access:    Modify Permissions    -- Existing Account
                  Read-only Data Access -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2011-4029 CVE-2011-4028 

Reference:        ESB-2011.1075

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1292-1
Rating:             important
References:         #722944 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-4028 CVE-2011-4029
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


   This update fixes two security issues with the X server:

   * A local attacker could find out if a file exists by
   exploiting the way that Xorg creates its lock files.
   (CVE-2011-4028
   <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4028
   > )
   * A non-root local user could set the read permission
   for all users on any file or directory. (CVE-2011-4029
   <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4029
   > )

Indications:

   Please install this update.

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp1-xorg-x11-Xvnc-5479

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

      zypper in -t patch slessp1-xorg-x11-Xvnc-5479

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

      zypper in -t patch slessp1-xorg-x11-Xvnc-5479

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

      zypper in -t patch sledsp1-xorg-x11-Xvnc-5479

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


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-server-sdk-7.4-27.40.52.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

      xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.40.52.1
      xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.40.52.1
      xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.40.52.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.40.52.1
      xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.40.52.1
      xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.40.52.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):

      xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.40.52.1
      xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.40.52.1
      xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.40.52.1


References:

   http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4028.html
   http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4029.html
   https://bugzilla.novell.com/722944
   http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=a425a7733f910d0e1b72d89e91656ce9

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