Debian DSA-2677-1 : libxrender - several vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66561


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


Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive discovered several security issues in multiple components of the 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.


Upgrade the libxrender packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.9.6-1+squeeze1.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:0.9.7-1+deb7u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66561

File Name: debian_DSA-2677.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/24

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxrender, 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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1987

DSA: 2677