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xorg-server -- privilege escalation

Affected packages
xorg-server = 6.9.0


VuXML ID 61534682-b8f4-11da-8e62-000e0c33c2dc
Discovery 2006-03-20
Entry 2006-03-21

Daniel Stone of X.Org reports:

During the analysis of results from the Coverity code review of X.Org, we discovered a flaw in the server that allows local users to execute arbitrary code with root privileges, or cause a denial of service by overwriting files on the system, again with root privileges.


CVE Name CVE-2006-0745