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1618240: CVE-2006-6103 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the ProcDbeSwapBuffers function in the DBE extension for X.Org 6.8.2, 6.9.0, 7.0, and 7.1, and XFree86 X server, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted X protocol request that triggers memory corruption during processing of unspecified data structures.

Find out more about CVE-2006-6103 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (XFree86) RHSA-2007:0002 2007-01-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (XFree86) RHSA-2007:0002 2007-01-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (xorg-x11) RHSA-2007:0003 2007-01-10
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