Gentoo: 201404-06 Mesa: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities in Mesa could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201404-06
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Mesa: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 08, 2014
     Bugs: #432400, #445916, #472280
       ID: 201404-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in Mesa could result in execution of arbitrary
code or Denial of Service.

Background
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Mesa is an OpenGL-like graphic library for Linux.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-libs/mesa              < 9.1.4                    >= 9.1.4 

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mesa. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of
Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Mesa users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/mesa-9.1.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-2864
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2864
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-5129
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5129
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-1872
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1872

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201404-06.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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