Apple Computer Inc. Information for VU#169059

X11 vulnerable to buffer overflow in handling of -xrm option


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

Regarding VU#169059 - X11 vulnerable to buffer overflow, we do not ship the X11 libraries in Mac OS X or Mac OS X Server.

This means that Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server are not vulnerable to this problem unless a user adds the X11 libraries on their own.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

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