Mandriva: Updated xorg-x11/XFree86 packages fix integer overflow vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Local exploitation of an integer overflow vulnerability in the 'CIDAFM()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with privileges of the X server, typically root (CVE-2006-3739).
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDKSA-2006:164-1
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : xorg-x11
 Date    : November 17, 2006
 Affected: 2007.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Local exploitation of an integer overflow vulnerability in the
 'CIDAFM()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server could allow an
 attacker to execute arbitrary code with privileges of the X server,
 typically root (CVE-2006-3739).

 Local exploitation of an integer overflow vulnerability in the
 'scan_cidfont()' function in the X.Org and XFree86 X server could allow
 an attacker to execute arbitrary code with privileges of the X server,
 typically root (CVE-2006-3740).

 Updated packages are patched to address this issue.

 Update:

 Updated packages for 2007.0 have been patched (libxfont)
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3739
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3740
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 450b96572ecc3cc1a58d596fc578a703  2007.0/i586/libxfont1-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 14062b73ca8dc6a1c8d1b7a4f047b1f4  2007.0/i586/libxfont1-devel-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 9d594cbb4ce10aa517d1bce91515854b  2007.0/i586/libxfont1-static-devel-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 be0b07f353c66939d676c139b29d686d  2007.0/SRPMS/libxfont-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 236b0e53bb7c9cfa09e50030bb812c1f  2007.0/x86_64/lib64xfont1-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 6ba1392948b5aa507675bb27a4783ff2  2007.0/x86_64/lib64xfont1-devel-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 d484c9490f06a16f71faf6fa2f5e1f21  2007.0/x86_64/lib64xfont1-static-devel-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 3af8ee0086a093daef39ec7be078f6e8  2007.0/x86_64/libxfont-debug-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 be0b07f353c66939d676c139b29d686d  2007.0/SRPMS/libxfont-1.1.0-4.1mdv2007.0.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/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team