Scientific Linux Security Update : pixman on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer overflow, which led to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the way pixman handled trapezoids. If a remote attacker could
trick an application using pixman into rendering a trapezoid shape
with specially crafted coordinates, it could cause the application to
crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application. (CVE-2013-6425)

All applications using pixman must be restarted for this update to
take effect.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected pixman, pixman-debuginfo and / or pixman-devel

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71630 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6425