Mandriva: 2014:013: libxfont
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.
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 References:

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