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    Debian: DSA-2822-1: xorg-server security update

    Date 18 Dec 2013
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Bryan Quigley discovered an integer underflow in the Xorg X server which could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2822-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    December 18, 2013                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xorg-server
    Vulnerability  : integer underflow
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-6424
    
    Bryan Quigley discovered an integer underflow in the Xorg X server which
    could lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.7.7-18.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.12.4-6+deb7u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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