[SECURITY] [DLA 671-1] libxvmc security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-10-19T20:30:28


Package : libxvmc Version : 2:1.0.7-1+deb7u3 CVE ID : CVE-2016-7953

CVE-2016-7953 If an empty string is received from an x-server, do not underrun the buffer by accessing "rep.nameLen - 1" unconditionally, which could end up being -1.

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.0.7-1+deb7u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your libxvmc packages.

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