Ubuntu: 1871-1: xserver-xorg-video-openchrome vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu Several security issues were fixed in xserver-xorg-video-openchrome.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1871-1
June 10, 2013

xserver-xorg-video-openchrome, xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal
vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in xserver-xorg-video-openchrome.

Software Description:
- xserver-xorg-video-openchrome: X.Org X server -- VIA display driver
- xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal: X.Org X server -- VIA
display driver

Details:

Ilja van Sprundel discovered multiple security issues in various X.org
libraries and components. An attacker could use these issues to cause
applications to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
  xserver-xorg-video-openchrome   1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.13.04.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  xserver-xorg-video-openchrome   1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.12.10.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  xserver-xorg-video-openchrome   1:0.2.904+svn1050-1ubuntu0.1
  xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal  1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1~precise3

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1871-1
  CVE-2013-1994

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.13.04.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.12.10.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/1:0.2.904+svn1050-1ubuntu0.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal/1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1~precise3