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Mandriva: 2013:259: x11-server Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated x11-server packages fix security vulnerability: Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:259
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : x11-server
 Date    : October 28, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Updated x11-server packages fix security vulnerability:
 
 Use-after-free vulnerability in the doImageText function in
 dix/dixfonts.c in the xorg-server module before 1.14.4 in X.Org X11
 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (daemon
 crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted ImageText
 request that triggers memory-allocation failure (CVE-2013-4396).
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4396
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0317.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 30cddbcc823b60321b1f1b115e32c414  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 1b1a70d97e543a1ba309372fccdd4328  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-common-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 59cb1fc0cbbc892bad1f91e43a34150c  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-devel-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 2669da2bab2158631f896581c41b6e27  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-source-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.noarch.rpm
 c64eb395ad695d13c50e1d664a5e57d6  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xdmx-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 88055d0e2ebf53743f0dbd60f91397d8  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xephyr-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 2b845efc575eeed2a52a3c0cd8a9e050  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xfake-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 1020a71c8701aa13a8e86397cb480879  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xfbdev-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 6fa4ae609de1f9b1a777fee88455097a  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xnest-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 72110762ac5038d8959d8d6383c873b4  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xorg-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 0a587902acada7eddb4ea8ea21639f5f  mbs1/x86_64/x11-server-xvfb-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 3c715e2d5e1de58d5e45e42fa8d34c4e  mbs1/SRPMS/x11-server-1.11.4-12.3.mbs1.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
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