Debian: DSA-2784-1: xorg-server security update

    Date22 Oct 2013
    CategoryDebian
    48
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Pedro Ribeiro discovered a use-after-free in the handling of ImageText requests in the Xorg Xserver, which could result in denial of service or privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2784-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 22, 2013                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xorg-server
    Vulnerability  : use-after-free
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4396
    
    Pedro Ribeiro discovered a use-after-free in the handling of ImageText
    requests in the Xorg Xserver, which could result in denial of service
    or privilege escalation.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.7.7-17.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.12.4-6+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.14.3-4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.14.3-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your xorg-server 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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