Debian DSA-2673-1 : libdmx - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66557

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in multiple components of the X.org graphics stack and the related libraries: Various integer overflows, sign handling errors in integer conversions, buffer overflows, memory corruption and missing input sanitising may lead to privilege escalation or denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the libdmx packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.1.0-2+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.1.2-1+deb7u1.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/libdmx

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/libdmx

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2673

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66557

File Name: debian_DSA-2673.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/24/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libdmx, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 5/23/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1992

DSA: 2673