[SECURITY] [DSA 2838-1] libxfont security update

2014-01-07T17:21:06
ID DEBIAN:DSA-2838-1:579AC
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2014-01-07T17:21:06

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2838-1 security@debian.org 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.

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