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Re: [opensuse-security] Re: [security-announce] SUSE Security Announcement: Xorg and XFree (SUSE-SA:2008:003)



On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 11:32:25PM +0100, Jürgen Mell wrote:
> >                        SUSE Security Announcement
> >
> >        Package:                Xorg and XFree
> >        Announcement ID:        SUSE-SA:2008:003
> >        Date:                   Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:00:00 +0000
> >        Affected Products:      SUSE LINUX 10.1
> >                                openSUSE 10.2
> >                                openSUSE 10.3
> 
> 
> This update also breaks the graphical user interface of the BOINC software 
> (seti@home, einstein@home etc.).
> Before the update the program worked without errors; now I get the 
> following message when starting the program:
> 
> The program 'boincmgr' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation)'.
>   (Details: serial 586 error_code 11 request_code 146 minor_code 5)
>   (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>    that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>    To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>    option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>    backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() 
> function.)
> 
> Re-compiling of the program did not help. Any ideas how to fix this?

This is a fallout of the Xorg-SHM security patch included. 

Bugzilla is https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=345131

We will be releasing fixed packages after the weekend (after fix, checkin and
QA and release).

For now revert the security patch local if necessary.

Ciao, Marcus
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