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Mandriva: 2014:013: libxfont Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libxfont: Stack-based buffer overflow in the bdfReadCharacters function in bitmap/bdfread.c in X.Org libXfont 1.1 through 1.4.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:013
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : libxfont
 Date    : January 21, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libxfont:
 
 Stack-based buffer overflow in the bdfReadCharacters function in
 bitmap/bdfread.c in X.Org libXfont 1.1 through 1.4.6 allows remote
 attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute
 arbitrary code via a long string in a character name in a BDF font file
 (CVE-2013-6462).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-6462
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 21ddd5d021a3721894d8e91769e665e1  mes5/i586/libxfont1-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 7279ba4ef6c459df5526e8fd47f8b546  mes5/i586/libxfont1-devel-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 e57c2ac9880cacb6a8c5555de20242a8  mes5/i586/libxfont1-static-devel-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 5c5414a45107d891f13b3694b853bb24  mes5/SRPMS/libxfont-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 7bcfca76e624e2fa6856425fe341759b  mes5/x86_64/lib64xfont1-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 9da93243f5c64b958a49716d014598f6  mes5/x86_64/lib64xfont1-devel-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 9246fa2da72cfdc0632b71d133dedb12  mes5/x86_64/lib64xfont1-static-devel-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 5c5414a45107d891f13b3694b853bb24  mes5/SRPMS/libxfont-1.3.3-1.2mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 8987c8fe13c56daf372157d7af320fa6  mbs1/x86_64/lib64xfont1-1.4.5-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 5e0a2e81d72fdc0acb4d9cd6ebc102c2  mbs1/x86_64/lib64xfont1-devel-1.4.5-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 aeae88972fbbc4f41cd1540c05506661  mbs1/x86_64/lib64xfont1-static-devel-1.4.5-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 f3e0098239e7e631e0419d302598dacd  mbs1/SRPMS/libxfont-1.4.5-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 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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