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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2017-26c3ab48e4
2017-12-19 19:57:44.410819
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Name        : wayland
Product     : Fedora 26
Version     : 1.13.0
Release     : 3.fc26
URL         : http://wayland.freedesktop.org/
Summary     : Wayland Compositor Infrastructure
Description :
Wayland is a protocol for a compositor to talk to its clients as well as a C
library implementation of that protocol. The compositor can be a standalone
display server running on Linux kernel modesetting and evdev input devices,
an X application, or a wayland client itself. The clients can be traditional
applications, X servers (rootless or fullscreen) or other display servers.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a possible heap overflow when parsing malicious cursor files.
See https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2017-November/035979.html for details.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1522638
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1522638
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade wayland' at the command line.
For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/security/
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Fedora 26: wayland Security Update

December 19, 2017
This update fixes a possible heap overflow when parsing malicious cursor files

Summary

Wayland is a protocol for a compositor to talk to its clients as well as a C

library implementation of that protocol. The compositor can be a standalone

display server running on Linux kernel modesetting and evdev input devices,

an X application, or a wayland client itself. The clients can be traditional

applications, X servers (rootless or fullscreen) or other display servers.

Update Information:

This update fixes a possible heap overflow when parsing malicious cursor files. See https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/wayland-devel/2017-November/035979.html for details.

Change Log

References

[ 1 ] Bug #1522638 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1522638

Update Instructions

This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use su -c 'dnf upgrade wayland' at the command line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at https://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html

Severity
Name : wayland
Product : Fedora 26
Version : 1.13.0
Release : 3.fc26
URL : http://wayland.freedesktop.org/
Summary : Wayland Compositor Infrastructure

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