Debian: DSA-2704-1: mesa security update

    Date09 Jun 2013
    CategoryDebian
    95
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that applications using the mesa library, a free implementation of the OpenGL API, may crash or execute arbitrary code due to an out of bounds memory access in the library. This vulnerability only affects systems with Intel chipsets.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2704-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
    June 09, 2013                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mesa
    Vulnerability  : out of bounds access
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1872
    
    It was discovered that applications using the mesa library, a free
    implementation of the OpenGL API, may crash or execute arbitrary code
    due to an out of bounds memory access in the library.
    This vulnerability only affects systems with Intel chipsets.
    
    The oldstable distribution (squeeze) is not affected by this problem.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.5-4+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 8.0.5-7.
    
    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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