X.Org security advisory: setuid return value check problems

Xavier Bachelot xb_ml at kelkoo.net
Wed Jun 21 05:44:33 PDT 2006


> Fix
> Apply one of the following patches:

> X.Org 6.9.0
> http://www.freedesktop.org/releases/X11R6.9.0/patches/
> MD5 (x11r6.9.0-setuid.diff) = 8e95fc06109d44ac280431d9cd8b41c9
> SHA1 (x11r6.9.0-setuid.diff) = e576d725dd5f8d6c70df4b024adeecc5f7f90dc6

The 3 security patches available so far (geteuid, mitri, setuid) are not 
applying properly on top of each other, at least for xorg-6.9 (I didn't 
checked 6.8.2 and 7.0). There are conflicts with CVS headers. I had to 
slightly modified setuid patch to have it applied. See attached patch.



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