Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : mesa, mesa-lts-quantal vulnerabilities (USN-1888-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Mesa incorrectly handled certain memory
calculations. An attacker could use this flaw to cause an application
to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1872)

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that Mesa incorrectly handled certain
memory calculations. An attacker could use this flaw to cause an
application to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2013-1993).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66961 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60149
60285

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1872
CVE-2013-1993

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