Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : mesa vulnerability (USN-1623-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 62817
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Mesa incorrectly handled certain arrays. An attacker could use this issue to cause Mesa to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.