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[SECURITY] [DSA 2784-1] xorg-server security update Oct 22 2013 05:51PM
Moritz Muehlenhoff (jmm debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2784-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 22, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : xorg-server
Vulnerability : use-after-free
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4396

Pedro Ribeiro discovered a use-after-free in the handling of ImageText
requests in the Xorg Xserver, which could result in denial of service
or privilege escalation.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.7.7-17.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.12.4-6+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.14.3-4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.14.3-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server 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]

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