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Bug 293031 - nx uses vulnerable XFree86 code
nx uses vulnerable XFree86 code
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nx (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Axel Thimm
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-17 06:37 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2008-03-06 11:34 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 3.1.0-25.1.fc8
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-03-06 11:34:25 EST
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-09-17 06:37:27 EDT
Description of problem:

I bring this to your attention:

Seems like the worst thing the "attacker" would be able to do is to run code as
himself. But just to be sure (I'm not the right person to decide about that),
please give it a short look. Thanks!
Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-10-10 14:39:35 EDT
Comment 2 Gwyn Ciesla 2007-10-10 14:51:02 EDT
Axel, I'll start work on the upgrade to 3.x if you don't object.
Comment 3 Gwyn Ciesla 2007-11-01 13:11:58 EDT
Sorry for the delay, but I'm having trouble getting 3.x packaged.  Some of the
tarballs have changed, I'm not familiar with the build process for this package,
and I've not had the time of late to get in depth on it.  Axel, have you been
able to look at this?
Comment 4 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-09 06:34:03 EST
Ping on this. Is any of the package maintainers willing to address the problem?
Comment 5 Gwyn Ciesla 2007-11-09 07:14:30 EST
I'd love to, but I really need Axel's help with this, as he's much more familiar
with the somewhat odd build process for nx.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-03-04 18:03:09 EST
nx-3.1.0-25.1.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-03-06 11:34:17 EST
nx-3.1.0-25.1.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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