BugTraq
[SECURITY] [DSA 2838-1] libxfont security update Jan 07 2014 05:20PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff (jmm debian org)
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------
-
Debian Security Advisory DSA-2838-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 07, 2014 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- ------------------------------------------------------------------------
-

Package : libxfont
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-6462

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the processing of Glyph
Bitmap Distribution fonts (BDF) could result in the execution of
arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.1-4.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.5-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.4.7-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxfont packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.15 (GNU/Linux)

iEYEARECAAYFAlLMNy0ACgkQXm3vHE4uylrHYQCgzgZ09pFCzC24PWsgmTLwIVCs
/Z4AnRVfiyi0BPgUFEZG7vCd99nPlWkb
=mGL+
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

[ reply ]


 

Privacy Statement
Copyright 2010, SecurityFocus