Debian DSA-2682-1 : libxext - several vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66566
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionIlja 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.
SolutionUpgrade the libxext packages.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.1.2-1+squeeze1.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2:1.3.1-2+deb7u1.