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Debian Security Advisory DSA 723-1 (xfree86)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to xfree86 announced via advisory DSA 723-1.

Insight

Insight

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the Xpm library which is used in XFree86. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted XPM image that could lead to the execution or arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.0-16woody6 For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed in version 4.3.0.dfsg.1-13, which is currently in preparation. We recommend that you upgrade your xfree86 and associated packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20723-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)