Debian: DSA-2678-1: mesa security update

    Date23 May 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in multiple components of the X.org graphics stack and the related libraries: Various integer overflows, sign handling errors in integer conversions, buffer overflows, memory corruption and missing input
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2678-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    May 23, 2013                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mesa
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1993
    
    Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in
    multiple components of the X.org graphics stack and the related
    libraries: Various integer overflows, sign handling errors in integer
    conversions, buffer overflows, memory corruption and missing input
    sanitising may lead to privilege escalation or denial of service.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.7.1-6.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.5-4+deb7u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.5-6.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mesa packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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