Debian DSA-2683-1 : libxi - several vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66567

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 libxi packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.3-8.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.6.1-1+deb7u1.

See Also

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2683

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66567

File Name: debian_DSA-2683.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/24

Updated: 2018/11/10

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:libxi, 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-2013-1984, CVE-2013-1995, CVE-2013-1998

DSA: 2683