Debian DSA-2692-1 : libxxf86vm - several vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66576

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 libxxf86vm packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem will be fixed soon as 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/wheezy/libxxf86vm

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2692

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66576

File Name: debian_DSA-2692.nasl

Version: 1.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libxxf86vm, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2001

DSA: 2692