Dapper: xserver-xorg-core... again!

NoOp glgxg at mfire.com
Wed Jan 10 16:27:46 UTC 2007

Luca Manganelli wrote:
> 5 minutes ago I did "apt-get dist-upgrade" and I saw the "infamous"
> xserver-xorg-core...
> It's secure now???

See gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce for details.

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-403-1           January 09, 2007
xorg, xorg-server vulnerabilities
CVE-2006-6101, CVE-2006-6102, CVE-2006-6103

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
Ubuntu 6.10

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:

Ubuntu 5.10:
  xserver-xorg-core                        6.8.2-77.2

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
  xserver-xorg-core                        1:1.0.2-0ubuntu10.5

Ubuntu 6.10:
  xserver-xorg-core                        1:1.1.1-0ubuntu12.1

After a standard system upgrade you need to reboot your computer to
effect the necessary changes.

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