Scientific Linux Security Update : pixman on SL6.x i386/x86_64
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 65716
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn integer overflow flaw was discovered in one of pixman's manipulation routines. If a remote attacker could trick an application using pixman into performing a certain manipulation, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2013-1591)
All applications using pixman must be restarted for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected pixman, pixman-debuginfo and / or pixman-devel packages.