Ubuntu 1870-1: libxxf86vm vulnerability

    Date05 Jun 2013
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in libxxf86vm.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1870-1
    June 05, 2013
    
    libxxf86vm vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 13.04
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in libxxf86vm.
    
    Software Description:
    - libxxf86vm: X11 XFree86 video mode extension library
    
    Details:
    
    Ilja van Sprundel discovered multiple security issues in various X.org
    libraries and components. An attacker could use these issues to cause
    applications to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
    execute arbitrary code.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 13.04:
      libxxf86vm1                     1:1.1.2-1ubuntu0.13.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      libxxf86vm1                     1:1.1.2-1ubuntu0.12.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libxxf86vm1                     1:1.1.1-2ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libxxf86vm1                     1:1.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
    
    After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make all
    the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1870-1
      CVE-2013-2001
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxxf86vm/1:1.1.2-1ubuntu0.13.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxxf86vm/1:1.1.2-1ubuntu0.12.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxxf86vm/1:1.1.1-2ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libxxf86vm/1:1.1.0-2ubuntu0.1
    
    
    
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