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Debian: 2838-1: libxfont: buffer overflow Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the processing of Glyph Bitmap Distribution fonts (BDF) could result in the execution of arbitrary code. [More...]
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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
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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@lists.debian.org
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