Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : directfb (MDVSA-2015:223)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated directfb packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Multiple integer signedness errors in the Dispatch_Write function in
proxy/dispatcher/idirectfbsurface_dispatcher.c in DirectFB allow
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly
execute arbitrary code via the Voodoo interface, which triggers a
stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2014-2977).

The Dispatch_Write function in
proxy/dispatcher/idirectfbsurface_dispatcher.c in DirectFB allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly
execute arbitrary code via the Voodoo interface, which triggers an
out-of-bounds write (CVE-2014-2978).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0176.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83247 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2977
CVE-2014-2978

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