Ubuntu 1871-1: xserver-xorg-video-openchrome vulnerability

    Date10 Jun 2013
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in xserver-xorg-video-openchrome.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1871-1
    June 10, 2013
    
    xserver-xorg-video-openchrome, xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal
    vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 13.04
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in xserver-xorg-video-openchrome.
    
    Software Description:
    - xserver-xorg-video-openchrome: X.Org X server -- VIA display driver
    - xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal: X.Org X server -- VIA
    display driver
    
    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:
      xserver-xorg-video-openchrome   1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.13.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      xserver-xorg-video-openchrome   1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.12.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      xserver-xorg-video-openchrome   1:0.2.904+svn1050-1ubuntu0.1
      xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal  1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1~precise3
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1871-1
      CVE-2013-1994
    
    Package Information:
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.13.04.1
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1.12.10.1
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome/1:0.2.904+svn1050-1ubuntu0.1
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-openchrome-lts-quantal/1:0.3.1-0ubuntu1~precise3
    
    
    
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